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Play at work : how games inspire breakthrough thinking

Author: Adam L Penenberg
Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A ... look at how games can help us learn, create, and innovate ... Drawing on the latest brain science on attention and engagement plus his own firsthand reporting, Penenberg shows how organizations like Google, Microsoft, hospitals, and the military have used game design in bold new ways"--
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam L Penenberg
ISBN: 9781591844792 1591844797
OCLC Number: 866799267
Description: 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Gameful design --
Serious play --
Games at work.
Responsibility: Adam L. Penenberg.
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Once thought to be nothing more than diversions for children and nerds, games have become an integral part of everyday life. Drawing on the brain science on attention and engagement and his own  Read more...

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Adam Penenberg s excellent new book persuasively demonstrates the power of gaming to motivate work. Filled with great stories of companies who have made the leap into playful productivity, it should Read more...

 
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