This paper presents a game of industrialisation, based on a paper airplane, that mimics real world production ramp-up and blends classical engineering courses together. It is based on a low cost product so that it can be mass produced. The game targets graduate students and practitioners
in engineering fields. For students, it offers an experiment in which methods learned in separate courses can be applied. For practitioners, it affords an opportunity to engage in reflexive practices related to industrialisation. Both students and practitioners are able to experience integrated
management, required by industrialisation, in a controlled environment: the laboratory.
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learning by doing;
Document Type: Research Article
Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montreal, C.P. 6079, Centre-VilleMontrealQuebecH3C 3A7, Canada
Grenoble Institute of Technology, Industrial and System Engineering, Grenoble, France
Laboratory G-SCOP,Grenoble INP, France
Publication date: 2011-08-01
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