Field Trip! Assessing Business Student Interest in Plant Tours and Their Product Categories
Business educators are challenged daily to provide fresh ideas in the classroom and to use new methods to stimulate active learning. One option is to use manufacturing plant tours, company museums, and company visitor centers to supplement traditional classroom activities. This manuscript details this growing type of tourism (known as Consumer Experience Tourism) and identifies the product categories of greatest interest to today’s students in Business and Economics. Business educators are encouraged to more fully embrace this under-utilized resource to promote active student learning and to select those destinations of greatest interest to their particular student audiences.
Advertising and Promotion Management Commons, Business and Corporate Communications Commons, Communication Commons, Marketing Commons, Operations and Supply Chain Management Commons, Other Business Commons, Sales and Merchandising Commons