We are happy to see so many institutions recognizing their students for their hard work and efforts using Capsim.
Michael Porter, an economic researcher, examined the competitive behaviors that comprise successful businesses. In the early 1980s, he set out to uncover the ways companies maintain long-term advantages over their competitors. Read more »
Changing the behavior of dysfunctional teams is no easy task for leaders, which is why improving team performance is one of the things they focus on the most, according to Forbes.
As part of One Summer Chicago 2015, Capsim teamed up with DePaul University, the Chicago Housing Authority, and BMO Harris Bank to help teach soon to be high school seniors about financial literacy and leadership. Read more »
Most people have had at least one experience with a co-worker or even a friend that never seems accountable for his or her actions. Accountability is not something that we typically teach in a traditional sense (although accountability 101 class isn’t such a bad idea), it’s definitely an attribute that’s needed in business.
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A whole host of factors can lead to dysfunctional teams. Many managers and instructors grow frustrated trying to pinpoint these factors which can vary from team to team. Read more »
As part of Notre Dame’s six-week course that focuses on entrepreneurship and leadership, these YALI Fellows use Capsim’s Capstone simulation to hone their business acumen. When they visited the Capsim offices on July 24th, their enthusiasm was infectious. Read more »
Studies have shown repeatedly that when individuals work in teams, social loafing can be an issue.. As instructors, preparing students for the business world, it’s important we address this phenomena early in order for students to become better team members and be successful in the business world.
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Providing students the tools needed to be effective team members is a must. But how do you integrate the development of teamwork skills into your curriculum? As students move from college to the workplace, they will need those skills immediately. Read more »
Teams have become standard in the business world. Naturally, academic institutions have implemented team-based projects to help prepare students for the workplace. 90 percent of corporate leaders feel today’s problems are so complex they require teams to provide effective solutions. Read more »