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Beefeater Restaurants

Where would I use Beefeater Restaurants?

A self-contained PC application, this software can be used by individuals or small teams. It plays out business performance over a time-scale that is long enough to experience the complexity of strategy and decision-making. Teams control strategy by making a small number of key decisions, and can progress through the simulation at their own pace, trying alternatives and saving scenarios.

The courses in which it may be useful are:

Strategy Dynamics courses - resource-building and attrition, with feedback

Strategy courses or workshops - basics of resource-based view of strategy (RBV) connecting resources and performance

Systems thinking courses or workshops - resource-building and feedback

The 'dynamic resource-system view' helps you to understand and manage the way in which a firm’s strategic resources build and decay, and combine together to determine its long-term performance. Managed well, this strategic architecture can grow and thrive. Managed badly, it will lurch from crisis to crisis, and ultimately into failure.

Also available as "White Label Restaurants".



Additional materials

Take a tour: 3 mins, no sound )

Take a tour: 12 mins, with sound

Related materials

White Label Restaurants tour,
an 'unbranded' version of Beefeater.
(22 minutes)

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"As programme leader for the Bachelor degree programme at Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland I am happy to recommend the use of the Beefeater Microworld software supplied by Strategy Dynamics."
Paul Chappell, Glion Institute of Higher Education
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