Profile: The Root Beer Game: Supply Chain

Title The Root Beer Game: Supply Chain
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Sponsor/Producer Harvard Business School Publishing
Developer Forio Online Simulations/ Harvard Business School Publishing
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Company Description Forio Sim technology distinguishes itself from fixed, step-by-step or first-person, video game-style simulations by employing proven pedagogical strategies to challenge and sharpen your workforce’s capacity for strategic thinking. More advanced than "branching video" simulations, Forio Sims excel at modeling and reinforcing sophisticated behaviors, solidifying important training principals and leaving measurable, long-term results.
Description The Root Beer Game provides an engaging and memorable introduction to a variety of supply chain and organizational-behavior topics. Specific objectives the game addresses include the bullwhip effect, the impact of time delays on the supply chain, and team behavior and decision-making
Categories/Folksonomy Supply Chain Management, Order To Delivery Time, Inventory Management, Value Chain Management
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Price $37.50/user corporate training or executive education, $12.50/user academic
Demo Available yes
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Platform(s) Broswers Based using IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Customizable (1 to 10) 5
Special Hardware None
Toolkit/Language used HTML/Javascript/Flash
Year Designed 2009
LMS Integration/ SCORM Yes
Skill Level (Corporate/Military/Government)/Grade Level (Academic) MBA
Student time 1-3 hours
Available ([O]pen / [R]estricted by Organization / [N]o longer Available Open
Single player/Multiplayer multi player or single player
Category: Serious Game

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