The “Class Approach” In Behavioral Simulation In A Business Policy/Strategic Management Course: A Progression Toward Greater Realism


  • Douglas L. Micklich


The purpose of the capstone business course is to teach and illustrate, using various forms of simulation and methods, decision making situations encountered in the business world These simulations are designed to show various degrees of realism to gain a better perspective as to the development and execution of a particular strategy in as close to a real “world setting” as possible. The Class Approach’ attempts to further the sense of realism in behavioral simulations in how it addresses three attributes of behavioral simulations; structural. contextual, and process.