List of Our Most Important Academic Publications

The Leadership & Flow Global Research Network promotes academic cooperation, research, and publication in the broader fields related to Flow and Leadership theory, as well as the usage of Serious Games in teaching and training, skills measurement and HR predictive analytics. Most publications below are also enabled and driven by FLIGBY, Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s official…

FLIGBY at KIMEP Business School – Interview

Interview with Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Leadership, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary  Conducted by Dr. Alma Alpeissova, Interim Director, Executive Education Centre, KIMEP Alma Alpaissova: Good morning, Dr. Zoltan Buzady, welcome as our visiting professor. My first question is: what was the main purpose of your visit this time to KIMEP?  Zoltan Buzady: I…

Analyzing FLIGBY’s Immense Data Set – video interview

Game-based profiling: Analyzing FLIGBY’s user data – What are the most interesting findings? FLIGBY‘s game-based profiling offers a unique research opportunity because the players’ leadership game-based profiling based on non-intrusive observations, yielding unbiased outcomes. An interview by Dr. Zoltan Buzady, FLIGBY’s Academic Director, with Mark Wilson, Business Analytics Data Expert & MBA. What makes the FLIGBY data set unique…

Flow for innovators to let innovation flow

Flow in and between innovation, management of innovation, and innovation policy could benefit the whole society: it could mean increased efficiency, resilience, happiness, and sustainability all over the world. But the goals and environments that bring Flow to these fields have little in common – posing a challenge to stakeholders of innovation trying to create…

Intuitive and analytical decision-making skills analyzed through a flow developing serious game

By: Agnes Wimmer, Zoltan Buzady, Anita Csesznak & Peter Szentesi at Corvinus University of Budapest In: Journal of Decision Systems Scopus cite score: 2.5, (Q2)DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2022.2073863 AbstractSerious games are tools for measuring, evaluating, and developing leadership skills through the decisions taken by participants in leadership training. We analyze decision-making skills in relation to 29 leadership skills…

Use of Serious Games for Analysing Leadership Skills for Promoting Flow at the Workplace (in Hungarian)

Original title: A munkahelyi flow-állapot elősegítő vezetői képességek elemzése a komoly játék eszközével By: Zoltán Buzády, Ágnes Wimmer,  Anita Csesznák, Peter Szentesi at Corvinus University of BudapestIn: Vezetéstudomány (Management Science) DOI: https://lnkd.in/dwyKg7fS AbstractThis article explores the human aspect of leadership according to the principles outlined by Mihaly Csikszentmihaly’s seminal work, Flow Theory. Focusing on 29 leadership skills, in…

Development of Soft Skills Competencies Through the Use of FLIGBY

By Fernando Almeida, Zoltan Buzady (2022) In: Technology, Pedagogy and Education (Q1), March 2022.This journal is indexed in WoS (Core: 2.529) and Scopus (Q1).https://doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2022.2058600 Abstract Serious games have been successfully used for learning and training purposes. Traditionally serious games have been used in the development of hard skills, particularly in technical areas such as health, engineering, defense, or the environment. However,…

Psychometrics: what do we do with them anyway?

Psychometrics: what do we do with them anyway? In my last blog post, I discussed how we can test improvement over time in crucial leadership skills, including how we can overcome some of the biases that come along with performance ratings. This was in the context of one of the most useful functions of the…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 1st part from the working paper

Since the publication of ‘Missing Link Discovered,’ Zoltan Buzady (Ph.D., Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary) and Paul Marer (Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Hungary) have continued researching the implications of the theory of Flow for effective leadership, elaborating on and expanding the book’s first two chapters. This Working Paper is a progress report on that continuing research; the first of two…