Tag: technology

Operations Management IT in Chrysler

Lessons from a Masters In Business Administration: Technology and Operations Management

Technology and Operations Management: the Benihana chain in Japan deconstructed the mechanics for a restaurant chain focused on unique customer experiences. Benihana’s innovation was a highly profitable one. Chefs prepare the food at the table, which allows the company to save on kitchen space, while customers were rotated in and […]

The Age of Spiritual Machines: Part 4

Attacking Luddites, Cautious Progressivism & The Frankenstein Factor Kurzweil tries to portray the original luddites as a small crazed movement that was inevitably destroyed. Luddites were originally a movement against textile manufactures in 19th Century England. They didn’t like how manufacturing had led to increased child labour, starvation and mass […]