Online ISSN : 2434-0472
Print ISSN : 1345-1499
Peer-Reviewed Paper
A Single Player Serious Game for Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Victor Alonso Cuesta AguiarMaziah Mat RoslyMasaru Nakano
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2018 Volume 28 Issue 1 Pages 60-72


In this paper, the importance and dimensions of sustainable supply chain management are presented holistically, global businesses face several economic, social, and environmental supply chain challenges. Sustainable supply chain management is complex and serious games are the perfect method to raise awareness and comprehension of sustainable supply chain management. Existing supply chain management and sustainable supply chain management serious games are analyzed and categorized; sustainable supply chain management serious games are additionally classified in the serious game cube, resulting in a state of the art outlook of the serious games available. A possible explanation as to why there are few sustainable supply chain management serious games is correspondingly provided. The design process of Looper and flow of the serious game is displayed to the reader. Finally, “Looper” is tested to assess its viability in raising sustainable supply chain management awareness, proving to be successful. “Looper” is a single player sustainable supply chain management serious game designed to provide a comprehensive approach to sustainable supply chain management. The ability of “Looper” to prompt discussion and create awareness in non-traditional modus makes “Looper” a significantly attractive alternative teaching tool. Academics, business practitioners and the public are encouraged to make use of “Looper”.

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