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Serious Gaming – Want to Step up Your Serious Gaming?

Posted by Rik de Groot & Marianne Pot on Mar 30, 2021 4:30:43 PM

Serious Gaming is increasingly used to train teams and to develop effective leadership in organizations. What benefits does this bring over traditional training in terms of knowledge, skills, and attitude? Where can you best apply Serious Gaming in your organization, and when would it be better to opt for traditional training? It is clear that our learning needs are changing. We want it to be faster, it has to be fun and different, and more impactful. What’s more, we want to challenge people and invite them to think and work out of the box from time to time. 

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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy

Serious Gaming – Let the Games Begin

Posted by Rik de Groot & Marianne Pot on Feb 3, 2021 10:00:22 AM

Games can be used for more than just entertainment. Serious Gaming or Applied Gaming combines game craft technique with business, leadership, culture, behavior, or social issues. In Serious Games, you can search for boundaries, experiment, change strategies, and make mistakes without immediately incurring real-life consequences. In this way, you practice skills and build experience with the new behavior, which increases the self-confidence to show this behavior in reality.

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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy

The Future of Organizing

Posted by Rik de Groot & Marianne Pot on Oct 1, 2020 11:16:17 AM

Experimenting by using business simulations

Shifting to a new type of organization requires more than just a change of the operating model. It also involves a change in beliefs and thinking. Com
bined, they represent paradigm shifts that change the rules of the game. Business simulations are the best way to experience these shifts by experimenting with them.
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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy