Organization Management Journal


Backwoods Brewing Company is an experiential exercise that provides a challenging, reality based business situation, requiring students to create a conclusion based on limited information. It is designed primarily for upper-division management students. A tolerance for ambiguity scale is administered, the debriefing of the exercise helps students develop a better understanding of their tolerance for ambiguity and teaches them some concrete tools to be used when dealing with ambiguity.


The order of authors shown on the Table of Contents and article first page is incorrect. The proper order is Elizabeth McCrea, Elizabeth A. Cooper and Kristin Backhaus. The order of authors on the article headers is correct.