Flashlight Assembly Challenge: Introducing Production Operations to MBA Students
Management & Entrepreneurship
The article discusses a teaching exercise designed to introduce the area of production operations to incoming Master of Business Administrations (MBA) students and fuel the development of effective student groups. It notes that prior to their arrival, each of the 95 students had been assigned to a study group of five members based on prior work experience and diverse skill sets. It says that active learning techniques built into the exercise combined cognitive production planning requirements.
Decision Sciences: Journal of Innovative Education
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Kolenko, Thomas A. "Flashlight Assembly Challenge: Introducing Production Operations to MBA Students." Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education 9.1 (2011): 75-9. Print.