Please write a 2-page (double-spaced) individual summary of the beer game which addresses the following items:
(1) Explain your experiences in playing the beer game in class. Which position did you play? Distributor. How did you decide on your ordering pattern? What happened with your team?
(2) Discuss how companies experience the bullwhip effect. What causes the bullwhip effect? What are some of the techniques that companies can use to mitigate the bullwhip effect?