The Bullwhip and the Beer Game

The Bullwhip and the Beer Game

Only at MIT would students play a “Beer Game” to understand a supply chain phenomenon called the Bull Whip Effect. When you’re holding a whip, a small flick of the wrist creates ever-increasing amplitude down the length of the whip. It’s a problem food distributors...
The Pan in Choripàn

The Pan in Choripàn

Most food in Argentina comes from somewhere else, at least in its earliest forms. Like wheat. Sure, there’s asado, a ubiquitous dish on Argentinian menus that is mostly a mound of barbequed meat. But in Argentina, the mishmash of culinary traditions reflects a long...