Pendaran in Business Week
Business Week featured our workshop in an article by Ashlee Vance.
In a conference room in Ann Arbor, Mich., an ex-Marine turned helicopter mechanic introduces himself to the assembled group: “Uh, my name is Tinker Bell.”
He hasn’t lost his mind. He has been forced to give up his identity as part of a novel worker-training program conceived by Hossein Nivi, an Iranian-born mechanical engineer and 25-year Ford (F) veteran. In his last role at the carmaker, Nivi developed a worker-training simulation in which trainees work at a calamitous, pretend factory and try to accomplish tasks while actors strive to make life horrible.
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