Global Champion Award for FLIGBY: Pedagogy Innovation 2018

Global Champion innovation award for FLIGBY simulation-based leadership classes representing the best in management education today CEEMAN, the International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies, is an international association that joins more than 210 members from 54 countries around the globe. Launched in 2010, the annual Champions Awards recognize and promote outstanding achievements in the categories…

FLIGBY Skills Tool Box – Conflict Management

Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of the global best-seller book Good Business, conducted deep interviews with several leaders of internationally successful, and sustainable organizations. He found that these successfully created Flow-promoting Organizations and implemented the Flow-Leadership style. Together with him, our team at Aleas Sims/FLIGBY has identified a core of  29 management and leadership skills.   In cooperation with…

Playing for the second time

Following our earlier announcement, we will regularly post for you some short reports about what your fellow FLIGBY players report to us on their personal leadership development learning and development journey with this outstanding psychometric edugame. Prof. Zoltan Buzady introduced FLIGBY to us on our international exchange program course on Decision Making Science at Corvinus…

Don’t play with it – DO take it serious

An interview with Peter Szabo, Requirement Area Manager at Ericsson   Why did you decide to play FLIGBY? We are all sort-of “Homo Ludens”-species. That is why the gamification principle has been so interesting to me and seems to be very successful nowadays. This might have led the creators of FLIGBY – Csikszentmihalyi’s Official Leadership Development…

The technology of the Flow

The innovative training course by Zoltan Buzady (Hungary) for MBA in PA students was the first robin in the project of cooperation between MIM-Kyiv and Central Euroepan University Business School. Mr. Buzady kindly gave us his impressions of MIM and told us about his game. On cooperation with MIM-Kyiv: I am very pleased this project…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 3rd part from the working paper

Part 2 – Leaders versus managers The changing technological and cultural context of managing / leading This section offers a few thoughts on the impact of technology and demographic changes for managing and leading employees and other stakeholders. A subsection discusses the implications of technological and demographic changes for employee training and learning.   1.…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 2nd part from the working paper

Part 1 – “Are you satisfied with your workplace?” Leaders versus managers Before delving into our main topics, let us detour briefly by addressing a controversy in the organizational literature: the presumed similarities and differences between “managers” and “leaders”. The subtitle of our book (which we are partly summarizing and partly extending here) is “Integrating…

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., CEU Business School, Hungary) and Paul Marer (Ph.D., CEU Business School, 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…