Article by Ken Thompson, 06 Apr 2017
Team simulations are excellent "Behavioural observatories" where realistic and habitual behaviour quickly shows up in participants and in their teams.
This provides facilitators with a rich range of stimuli which they can both observe and proactively intervene in key leadership performance areas such as the 7 below:
The learning opportunities in each of these areas is broken down into specifics in the diagram. For this reason such simulations can be very powerful multi-dimensional learning platforms!
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