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Bridging the Gap between Practice and Undergraduate Teaching of Operations Management: The Case of Public Liberal Arts Colleges
International Journal of Operations an Quantitative Management
When teaching Operations Management (OM) in a liberal arts setting, two issues arise -the lack of interest and knowledge retention by the students. This paper suggests that these are due to the lack of integration of OM with other business disciplines when taught and the divergence between what working students experience in practice and how OM is taught. To address these, the paper suggests the use of a familiar strategy model -the value chain -as a platform to show how OM is integrated anddoi:10.46970/2020.26.1.3 fatcat:qhlqzaokcrfbbimki2flx7a3z4