by Joe Lasley
19 August 2020
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In this PAUSE for Pedagogy article, Joe Lasley (Assistant Professor of Leadership and Organizational Studies at the University of Southern Maine) discusses “Gamenamic Leadership: How Game Design Can Level-Up Leadership Pedagogy.” Using phenomenological framework of leadership that applies development and creativity through gaming, games can serve as concrete play experiences that enable learning and development for players and researchers alike.
Joe Lasley uses gaming to help people learn about themselves, group dynamics, and discovering how the world works as an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Organizational Studies at the University of Southern Maine and through Gamenamic Leadership Consulting. He earned his PhD in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego, where he researched group dynamics and leadership development in role-playing games. More information can be found at gamenamic.org.