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PostHeaderIcon The Beer Game -or- Why Apple Can’t Build iPads in the US

When President Obama asked Steve Jobs what it would take to make iPhones in the United States, the late Apple co-founder supposedly quipped: “Those jobs aren’t coming back.”

When I read this, it reminded me of something my dad presented to us as kids a long time ago- The Beer Game.

My dad was really into management theory and would often use my friends and I as experimental guinea pigs. I distinctly remember sitting down with three of my friends before a large sheet of butcher paper.

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