Using the everest team simulation to teach threshold concepts

Nichols, Elizabeth and Wright, April L. (2015) Using the everest team simulation to teach threshold concepts. Journal of Management Education, 39 4: 531-537. doi:10.1177/1052562915571937


Author Nichols, Elizabeth
Wright, April L.
Title Using the everest team simulation to teach threshold concepts
Journal name Journal of Management Education   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1052-5629
1552-6658
Publication date 2015-08
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/1052562915571937
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 39
Issue 4
Start page 531
End page 537
Total pages 7
Place of publication Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Publisher Sage Publications
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Abstract This resource review focuses on “Leadership and Team Simulation: Everest V2” released by Harvard Business Publishing. The review describes the simulation’s story line of a commercial team expedition climbing to the summit of Mount Everest along with the simulation’s architecture and key features. Building on Wright and Gilmore’s (2012) finding that introductory management courses are underpinned by the threshold concept that management is a practice informed by theory, the review explains how the Everest Team Simulation can be implemented in these courses to help novice students understand the threshold concept. The review concludes by outlining the strengths and limitations of the Everest Team Simulation for teaching threshold concepts compared to more specialized business simulations.
Keyword Review
Threshold concepts
Teaching
Everest team simulation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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