What is Gamification?

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Gamification is a term which refers to the usage of game-thinking and game mechanics in business environment in order to engage users and solve problems.

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Gamification definition

Gamification is a term which refers to the usage of game-thinking and game mechanics in business environment in order to engage users and solve problems.

Gamification triggers employees' natural tendencies for competition, achievement, collaboration and charity. Regarding HR gamification can be used in recruitment & selection initiatives, training & development, engagement & retention Strategies.

How does gamification work

Gamification consist of goal setting, competition, real-time feedback and rewards. It uses individual's competitive streak to become more absorbed and engaged which leads to a greater sense of achievement and willingness to put in more effort.

Gamification tools which increase motivation and boost performance are rewards, leveling-up" and earning badges.

Advantages of gamefication

  • encouraging employees to become more engaged and interact with each other
  • building stronger relationships
  • improving workforce alignment
  • enhancing employee skills
  • solving diffcult tasks

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