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

By:  Zoltán Buzády (Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary) and Fernando Almeida (Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Porto, Portugal)In: Informatics 2019, 6(3), 27;https://doi.org/10.3390/informatics6030027 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Gamification and Advanced Technology to Enhance Motivation in Education)Download here. ABSTRACT: Entrepreneurship is currently one of the most fundamental economic activities in the 21st century. Entrepreneurship encourages young generations to…

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…

What are the benefits of using Simulation in Leadership Development?

Real Training, Real Learning The leadership training business realized the benefits of using simulation and has been a keen adopter of these applications since the early years of the Internet age, but the quality and accuracy of the virtual environments are better now than they ever have been before. Simulation and virtual reality technology are developing…

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…

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…

Competitiveness, HRM, Flow-promoting Leadership & Global Benchmarking (of Your Talent Pool)

  Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Management, Director of the ‘Leadership & Flow Global Research Network’, Corvinus Business School   Special Report in BBJournal May 2017 on HRM   As the Hungarian and the other CEE countries are experiencing continued growth, maintaining our achieved positions on global competitiveness rankings and to further improve our…

Flow, Leadership and Serious Games: A Pedagogical Perspective – Part 2

By: Zoltan Buzady Ph.D., Central European University Business School, Hungary. Part 1 Combining Flow and Serious Games   A detailed market study prepared by Learnovate Centre identified the state-of-the-art use of serious games for learning in the corporate sector (Donovan, 2012).  They report an uptake of such gamification and list the following application areas of…

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…

FLIGBY’s Leadership Topics

Leadership or business simulations are dynamic computer-based experiences, allow to practice personal and organizational strategies in a risk-free and motivating learning environment. They are highly effective in building critical capabilities needed for managing complex situations and organizational challenges. FLIGBY, Prof. Csikszentmihalyi’s official leadership simulation program, was developed to build a broad perspective on critical business…