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…

Why did Forrest Gump just ‘feel like running’?

The book review by Dr. Zoltan Buzady Associate Professor of Leadership, Corvinus University of BudapestDirector, Leadership & Flow Global Research Network “Running Flow” Mental immersion techniques for better running  An international bestseller book by Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi  CSIKSZENTMIHALYI “I am too stressed out!  I am trying hard to do my best in order to get ahead, but I feel like…

FLIGBY — A Serious Game Tool to Enhance Motivation and Competencies in Entrepreneurship

By: Zoltan Buzady, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary & Fernando Almeida, Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Portugal In: Gamification and Advanced Technology to Enhance Motivation in Education, Faraon Llorens-Largo & Rafael Molina-Carmona (Eds.), September 2020, MDPI booksISBN 978-3-03936-970-6 (Hbk); ISBN 978-3-03936-971-3 (PDF)https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03936-971-3 ABSTRACT: Entrepreneurship is currently one of the most fundamental economic activities in the 21st century.…

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…

Flow, leadership and serious games – a pedagogical perspective

By: Zoltan Buzady (Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary)In: World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable DevelopmentVol. 14 Issue: 2/3, pp.204-217, DOI: 10.1108/WJSTSD-05-2016-0035Download here. This paper briefly outlines the relevance of flow, a core concept of positive psychology increasingly applied in leadership development and in serious gaming revealing that the quality of leadership across various…

What Positive Psychology is about?

The following post is a transcript of Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi‘s answer on the question, “how the Positive Psychology movement has been started?” (recorded at the IPPA conference, July 2017, in Montreal.) … Some of us felt that psychology was too focused on individual behavior and values didn’t really play any role in the essence of our time.…

Flow, Leadership and Serious Games: A Pedagogical Perspective – Part 1

By: Zoltan Buzady Ph.D., Central European University Business School, Hungary. Overview This special issue of the ‘World Journal of Science, Technology, and Sustainable Development’ focuses on new, computer-based and/or online learning tools with the aim to present current trends and innovations to professionals, consultants, instructors, and academics. The author of this contribution is a researcher…

Virtues, Happiness, Flow and Joy – The Moral Bucket List

The New York Times Sunday Review published David Brooks’ writing “The Moral Bucket List”. He is setting the context by: ABOUT once a month I run across a person who radiates an inner light. These people can be in any walk of life. They seem deeply good. They listen well. They make you feel funny…