The “Kobayashi Maru” Meeting

  title={The “Kobayashi Maru” Meeting},
  author={Vince Bruni-Bossio and Chelsea R. Willness},
  journal={Journal of Management Education},
  pages={619 - 647}
The Kobayashi Maru is a training simulation that has its roots in the Star Trek series notable for its defining characteristic as a no-win scenario with no “correct” resolution and where the solution actually involves redefining the problem. Drawing upon these characteristics, we designed a board meeting simulation for an experiential course in nonprofit governance, which places students in a high-stakes decision-making situation closely modeled on real events. To do so, we uniquely integrated… 

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