Friday, November 21, 2008

Theory Y Meets Generation Y

The Management Innovation Lab has published an article on productivity games, trust, and innovation.

Theory Y meets Generation Y

Julian Birkinshaw and Stuart Crainer look at a Microsoft team that is changing the way it works by incorporating the interests of its young employees to increase creativity and productivity.

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

A Few Good Links

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." – Einstein

Lots of interest in productivity games these days - here are a few links to explore….

Changing the Game

- buy this book!

NY Times blog (link)

Edge – Changing the Game (link)

The Economist -

HBR – Learning Leadership Online -

IBM Gaming and Leadership Report - Studying management practices in on-line games

New Gym Features Video Games -

The Name of the Game is Work – Business Week

Gaming may pay off at work

IBM's Innov8 – BPM -

Play the News game –

America's Army – Recruiting -

Re-mission -

Incident Commander–emergency response -