Tinker Toy Activity

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I couldn’t find Tinker Toys, so we used K’Nex. It is the roller coaster one, but no one asked for directions or guidance so I didn’t tell them anything.

Based off:

Coff, R. W., & Hatfield, D. E. (2003). Tinkering in the class:using the tinker toy exercise to teach first mover advantage and the resource-based view. Journal of Strategic Management Education, 1(1)

http://carpenterstrategytoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/tinkering.pdf

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Innovation Management Class

I am teaching an MBA course on innovation management. It is actually a cross between competitive strategy, innovation management, and strategic management. It is all coming together fairly nicely. I am a little concerned about how it will actually work. Here is the in class plan so far… There is a textbook they are reading as background (but I don’t think I like the book). I have supplemented the NASA book, as well.¬† The infographic is clickable and links work for the first 2/3 of the in class activities and such.

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