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Gamification for Employee Engagement

By : Akila Narayanan
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Gamification for Employee Engagement

By: Akila Narayanan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Gamification for Employee Engagement
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Understanding design thinking

While, traditionally, we are used to analytical thinking that involves solving problems for the given context through deductive reasoning, design thinking goes a step beyond this by designing systems intuitively with a human touch. According to Wikipedia's definition

As a style of thinking, design thinking is generally considered the ability to combine empathy for the context of a problem, creativity in the generation of insights and solutions, and rationality to analyze and fit solutions to the context.

Design thinking is a perfect blend of creativity and logic. Again, just like gamification, this is not a newfound concept. Quoting one of the earliest examples, you might be aware that Edison was neither the first nor the only scientist to research on incandescent electric lamps; there were many others. Edison zeroed in on a high resistance system that would require far less electrical power compared to what was commonly used for the arc lamps rendering it suitable...