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…

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…

Exploring the role of a serious game in developing competencies in higher tourism education

By Fernando Almeida, Zoltan Buzady, Ana Ferro In: Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education (Scimago rating: Q2) Volume 29, November 2021, 100347 Higher education institutions are looking for new educational models that encourage actions that contribute to the transformation of society. In the development of these competencies, the active methodologies assume a relevant role.…

Recognizing leadership styles through the use of a serious game

By Fernando Almeida, Zoltan Buzady In: Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (Q3), October 2021.https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-05-2021-0178 Abstract:Purpose:This study aims to present a practical approach to recognizing leadership styles by adopting a serious game in the context of an entrepreneurship course in higher education.Design methodology:The action-research methodology is adopted to explore how the various leadership styles…

Oldie but Goldie!

View the concise key-note presentation about Flow-promoting Leadership Development via FLIBGY Professor Csikszentmihalyi’s official program. Presented at the IBM, SEE #BusinessConnect event by our Academic Director, Dr. Zoltan Buzady Ph.D. May The #Flow Be With You!

How to become a real PRO in Flow-promoting Leadership?

Dear Colleagues, Partners, and Friends! (1) I am sharing with you now the ESSENCE Flow-promoting Leadership Theory in a concise, edited webinar-video (56 Minutes). (2) After it you will be highly interested in finding out about your own leadership skills portfolio too! (3) You will wish to become a real PRO in Flow-leadership via FLIGBY,…

Intelligent Optimism – A Privilege of Naïves?

Last week I followed a report on Estonian National TV on how to handle the corona crisis in our healthcare institutions. One of the doctors mentioned during her interview that she was very worried before entering the emergency room filled with corona patients for the first time, but just one look at the naturally behaving…

Learning Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Through Flow Theory and FLIGBY Game

By: Fernando Almeida (Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Porto, Portugal) and Zoltán Buzády (Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary) In: International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE)9(1)  2019 |Volume: 9 |Issue: 1 |Article: 1 |Pages: 15 ISSN: 1947-8518|EISSN: 1947-8526|DOI: 10.4018/IJVPLE.2019010101https://www.igi-global.com/gateway/article/218214 Download here. ABSTRACT This article performs an exploratory study of the potential of flow theory and the FLIGBY game to contribute to developing entrepreneurship competencies among higher…

In New Leadership We Flow – Lead4Skills

  A recent International Labour Organization study “Skills mismatch in Europe study 2014”, shows that labour market in Europe demonstrates various types of skill mismatch, including mismatch between the number of job seekers and employment opportunities, which is reflected in unemployment. The overall aim of the  “Lead4Skills” project is to provide higher education institutions (HEI)…