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John Wiley & Sons

English - 198 pages - ISBN-10: 1786301237 - ISBN-13: 9781786301239

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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction: Journey to the Heart of the Gamification of Work -- I.1. Ludification and managerial practices in the "fun work environment"--Gamification, ludification and ludicization -- I.2. A socioeconomic context favorable to the emergence of gamification -- A question of generation? -- I.3. Managerial uses of games in organizations -- 1. Prelude: Fun, Play, Game, Ludus ... A Survey of Game Theories -- 1.1. Animal play, human play -- 1.2. Theories of human play -- 1.2.1. Precursors -- 1.2.2. Differentiation between game structure and ludic attitude -- 1.3. Play as potential and intermediate space -- 1.3.1. Winnicott and play as "potential space" -- 1.3.2. Bateson and the question of "frame" -- 1.3.3. Goffman's analysis of frame -- 1.4. The concept of play today -- 1.4.1. The current syntheses of a definition of play -- 1.4.2. Brougère's characteristics of play -- 1.4.3. The link with learning -- 2. Games in Business -- 2.1. Relations between games and work: an apparent incongruity -- 2.1.1. A variety of ways to address the relations between games and work in the social and human sciences -- 2.2. The game in business: returning to a typology -- 2.2.1. Challenges -- 2.2.2. Simulation games -- 2.2.3. "Real-life scenarios" or "role-playing games" during training -- 2.2.4. "Reversal days" or "Try my job" -- 2.2.5. Business theater -- 2.2.6. Serious games -- 2.2.7. Traditional games (board games, cards, Kapla and Lego blocks, murder party, etc.) introduced in work contexts -- 2.3. On the field of games in business: simulation and role-playing games -- 2.3.1. The games analyzed -- 2.4. ... Is it a game? -- 3. Performativity of the Game: Games and the Structuring of Experience -- 3.1. From the reality of work to the fictionality of games

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