LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

Learning through Serious Play

Play has been viewed in modern, cultural and economic heritage of Protestant capitalism as frivolous while work is serious and productive. This simple opposition implies an assumption that work is good, and play is bad (Weber, 1958). However, organizational research argues that play could be good, if taken seriously (hence, Serious Play) in organizations to engage human learning and development with the intention to achieve work-related goals (Statler, Heracleous & Jacobs, 2011; McCusker, 2014; Statler, Roos & Victor, 2009; Taylor & Statler, 2014; Gauntlett, 2007; Frick,…
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December 22, 2020
LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

LEGO SERIOUS PLAY: Experience-based vs Solution-based

What is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® LEGO® Serious Play® (LSP) is an approach in which learners use a variety of LEGO® bricks as mediating artifacts to build metaphorical toy models that represent abstract concepts and ambiguous ideas. Everyone builds, everyone shares, everyone is allowed to ask questions and make reflections on the models. Its process, structure and techniques are designed to engage people in thinking and facilitating communication in generating insights for problem solving and strategy formation. Through hands-on and minds-on interactive activities, learners share meanings about…
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December 20, 2020