Book sumary on The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, Third Revised Edition

Book Summary Paper that will discuss the following
o   Background of the authors
o   reviews about the book?
o    the main themes of the book?
o   What companies are discussed and why?
o   What does the book say about Operations Management, Supply Chain, Quality, or Logistics?
o   Why is this book important to the study of Lean?
o   Since the book was written, what does the current literature say about the subject?
o   Would you recommend the book?  Why or why not?