Managing Complexity Game

Managing Complexity Game

Purpose of the game
The purpose of the Managing Complexity Game is to solve complex issues. In which thinking patterns, mental models, assumptions and also strategic diversity are central.

Why use this business game within your company?
How can we as humans deal with the complexity around us? And in particular how do we deal with this within an organisational context? The Managing Complexity Game is a business game in which you will do various exercises aimed at strategic choices. How are strategic choices made within your team? Which thinking patterns have we learned to solve complex problems? And how can we subsequently test certain assumptions in reality? This business game also helps you as a team to think about the way in which complex issues are tackled within your company. In addition, during this business game you look at ways to reach a better decision from different angles. In addition to the various exercises that you will complete, you will also receive practical tools and insights into team dynamics.

Description
The Managing Complexity Game is a business game developed by Human Insight. With the aim of explaining the difference between complex and complicated systems in an accessible way. During this business game, one of the exercises is that six volunteers together bring a stick to the ground. This sounds like a simple task. However, they must comply with a number of conditions and rules.

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Developers: Human Insight
Participants: 6 people per group. No maximum number of groups.
Price per group from: In consultation
Duration:
4 hours
Suited for:

  • Teams
  • Organisations
  • Departments

Supplies

Before the game, ensure:

  • Six participants per group; 
  • Time investment of approximately 4 hours.

Human Insight provides:

  • Game equipment;
  • Supervisor(s).

What will you learn?

  • Gaining insight into the vertical dimension of the AEM-Cube®: Managing Complexity;
  • Understanding the importance of strategic diversity, what is it and what can you do with it within a team and organisation;
  • Gaining insight into the difference between complex and complicated systems.
Managing Complexity Game
Managing Complexity Game
Managing Complexity Game
Managing Complexity Game
Managing Complexity Game