About Carol Ptak


ISCEA Ptak Prize for Supply Chain Excellence is named after Carol A. Ptak

Carol Ptak’s expertise is well grounded in practical experience as a successful practitioner, consultant and educator in manufacturing operations. Her pragmatic approach to complex issues and dynamic presentation style has her in high demand worldwide on the subject of how to leverage these tools. Carol Ptak is the Past President and CEO of APICS, The Educational Society for Resource Management.

Carol Ptak is the author of numerous articles and books. Her Book, Necessary but not Sufficient was co-authored with Dr. Eli Goldratt. Most recently, Carol Ptak  co-founded The Demand Driven Institute (DDI) and co-authored the Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning, Third Revised Edition in order to proliferate and further develop demand driven strategy and tactics in industry.

Some of the books by Carol Ptak….

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