How Games Improve Performance Series

Aug 23, 2010

How Games Improve Performance, Part 2: Why Are Games Effective?

Do you want your learners to collaborate? To demonstrate leadership skills? To drive towards a goal? To evaluate and analyze situations before committing to a decision? To value the perspectives of others? To improve performance? Then you definitely want them playing games. Most of us have probably played Monopoly. You know, the strategic decision-making, asset-leveraging, and negotiation skills tool? What’s that you say? Monopoly is a kid’s game where the biggest decision you make is whether you want to be the thimble or the dog? And it’s just a game, because you roll dice, and the dice determine what happens? Well, let’s think about that. Yes, Monopoly has an element of luck...

Do you want your learners to collaborate? To demonstrate leadership skills? To drive towards a goal? To evaluate and analyze situations before committing...

Aug 3, 2010

How Games Improve Performance, Part 1: An Introduction

I first started talking to businesses about using games to improve performance way back in 1985. Back then, I was working mostly...

I first started talking to businesses about using games to improve performance way back in 1985. Back then, I was working mostly...