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…

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…

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…

Changing consumers, changing employees – How can FLIGBY help to balance out Hyperindividualism?

Changing consumers, changing employees – In how far is FLIGBY a good answer to the latest social trends? I met the FLIGBY method to support leaders and organizations during my Ph.D. studies at the Corvinus University of Budapest. My Ph.D. research is about new phenomena in consumer behavior generated by digitalization and technological development. The…

How can we test improvement over time in crucial leadership skills?

The FLIGBY serious game is an interactive leadership simulation where participants’ leadership skills are reliably assessed against the 29 factors in FLIGBY’s Leadership Skillset. The competencies themselves have been rigorously defined by expert development teams and mapped to several validated competency frameworks such as the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) System and Gallup’s StrengthsFinder framework, the…

Flow Theory, Faculty Development & Pedagogy

Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Leadership, and Academic Ambassador of FLIGBY, delivered an international faculty development training and workshop series for university colleaguesFaculty members represented numerous areas of science: pedagogy, applied psychology, business, and English philology. The topics of the video interviews (below) are: What is the essence of Flow theory? Which abilities and…

Do You Remember ‘Theme Hospital’?

How could spending hours sitting in front of your games console be good for you? Increasingly advancements in technology and pedagogical thinking point to considerable rewards associated with serious games and simulations for developing business skills. But where does this thinking come from? More importantly, does this mean that losing all concept of time in…