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VIDEO: Extra Credit: Gamifying Education

There are many flaws to ordinary programs that can be easily corrected through gamification. Like in the case of school-work, gamification can help you motivate your students to even perform better in their class work. This wonderful video talks about how teachers (managers) can empower their students (employees) to make decisions for the future. Highlights: […]

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How to Setup the Right Employee Gamification Program

Employee gamification has become quite popular as a method of encouraging employees to be more productive, innovative and to improve employee relations among themselves and top management. This is possible through improved communication, which in turn leads to more loyal to a company. By turning work into play to some extent, the office workplace becomes […]

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3 Great Employee Training Games

For the past couple years, the idea of gamification to enhance employee training, alleviate tedium and ensure incentive and reception to training, people have unintentionally placed themselves in a position where they pigeonhole gamification into being applied in a specific way. This gives a wrong view of the scope of employee training games. You see, […]

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Guest Post: Motivating Employees to Learn

This is a guest post by Rajat Paharia, founder and Chief Product Officer at Bunchball.   Motivating Employees to Learn There are born learners – people who consume your materials with zeal simply because they enjoy learning new things. Then there’s the other 98 percent of your workforce. Despite all your efforts to design materials […]

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Some More Reader Feedback on Gamification in Training

I wrote an article a couple of weeks back on gamification, and it sparked a nice discussion in social media. Thought I would share.  It’s a fun little debate about the newness of gamification in training, and to what extent it can be impactful.  Interesting to read reader feedback. A lot of people mentioned that […]

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Utilizing Gamification in Making Training More Engaging

A strategy that is gaining increasing adoption recently – in training and in many other fields – is gamification. This concept has been broadly applied into several domains already, including websites’ design, and it is expected to change the employee training environment as we know it. For previous posts on gamification, click here.   What […]

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The Main Organizational Learning Perspective of 2013

A couple weeks ago, I had coffee with my colleague, and he raised an interesting point I’d overlooked in my training literature in the past. He pointed out that different groups of companies have a varying organizational learning perspective. So do these perspectives, as a summary zeitgeist of the business world, change over time, like any […]

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More Thoughts on the Benefits of Games in Company Learning

A couple of weeks back, Bo Amidor wrote about the Benefits of Learning Games in Oranizations, examing gamification techniques and strategies utilized to train and engage employees. The post got some feedback in social media, so I wanted to share with you some of those responses now, to add a bit of meat to the […]

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Benefits of Learning Games in Organizations

Learning games are useful. There’s no arguing that gamification is a powerful new tool which makes leadership happy, and is a godsend to otherwise unengaged, bored, put-upon workforces and learning groups. Where with traditional work or learning, there is a dry, forced nature to it for which the only motivation is fear of unemployment and a […]

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A Few Gamification Examples in Business

Today, I am going to show you some real gamification examples in business. We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, and I’ve spent a good amount of time lauding how innovative it looks on paper. I cited theoretical scenarios where its many unique strategies can make the training process far smoother and less tedious, and […]

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