Developing Predictive Measures with Throughput Accounting


Dr. Charlene Spoede Budd was my guest on the Business901 Podcast and as you would expect our discussion was about The Theory of Constraints Through-put Accounting and the application of the knowledge that we gain from this information. We discussed the use of accounting throughout the organization for developing predictive measures versus reactive. This is not your regular accounting discussion.CBuddweb.jpg

Dr. Budd was a contributor to the recent Theory of Constraints Handbook on two separate subjects:

  1. Traditional Measures in Finance and Accounting, Problems, Literature Review, and TOC Measures (Chapter 13 of Theory of Constraints Handbook)
  2. A Critical Chain Project Management Primer (Chapter 3 of Theory of Constraints Handbook)

Charlene Spoede Budd is a Professor Emeritus from Baylor University, where she taught management accounting and project management classes for a number of years. She is certified in all areas of the Theory of Constraints and is the Chair of the Finance and Metrics Committee of the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization. Her research has been published primarily in practitioner journals and she has been awarded three Certificates of Merit for articles published in Strategic Finance. Dr. Budd has co-authored two accounting textbooks with her most recent book, A Practical Guide to Earned Value Project Management.

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