Eclipsing the Competition: The Solar PV Industry Simulation

Eclipsing the Competition: The Solar PV Industry Simulation. By John Sterman

In this live web-based simulation, participants play the role of senior management at SunPower, a leading firm in the solar photovoltaic industry. The game simulates the solar PV industry as described in the SunPower case study. Users compete against other firms, simulated by the computer, and set the industry conditions so as to learn about strategy under different conditions relating to learning, knowledge spillovers, and competitor behavior.

https://mitsloan.mit.edu/LearningEdge/simulations/solar/Pages/Video.aspx

Author: bodivasi

Bodi (Ion Bogdan) Vasi has taught corporate social responsibility (among other things) at University of Iowa for over five years. His research focuses primarily on how social movements contribute to the diffusion of technological innovations, organizational change, and policymaking. He also studies industry emergence and the adoption and implementation of environmental practices by businesses.

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