Gamification of the Business Process
Gamification is the application of game-design elements and principles to the serious subject of running a business. Thus, making the work more fun and engaging, and improving productivity and learning.
Gamification of this programme is not a simulation, it uses your real business as the game piece and is played over time with regular meetings and workshops and by working on your business
The application of game-design elements in non-game contexts to make them more fun and engaging, and to improve user productivity and learning.
The use of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, awards, competition with others, rules of play) to these other contexts.
The techniques are intended to leverage people’s natural desires for socializing, learning, mastery, competition, achievement, status, self-expression, altruism, or closure.
Gamification strategies provide rewards for players who accomplish desired tasks or win contests. Types of rewards include points, achievement badges or levels, the filling of a progress bar, or providing the user with virtual currency.
Making the rewards for accomplishing tasks visible to other players or providing leader boards are ways of encouraging players to compete.
The Benefits of Gamification in Business
It increases productivity and produces better business results.
It improves the ability to comprehend content and increase understanding in areas of study.
It creates positive effects on people, regardless of individual and contextual differences
Gamification of Follow That Dream
Follow That Dream employs a reality game scenario, not a simulation. The game piece is the player’s real business so all time spent is related to work on the real business.
Live meeting sessions provide a regular group learning opportunities and mutual support for the participants.
The players participate in friendly and collaborative competition which results in rewards and recognition for work done.
The Path to Success becomes a game board. It is used on line and in physical form in the live meeting sessions. The purpose is to maintain a visible path and the progress of each participant.