Creating A Leadership Laboratory: Using Behavior Rich Simulations To Develop Business Leadership Capability
The word "Simulation" conveys a technology-stoked world of unlimited possibilities. Avatars and Wii's bring the power of virtual interactivity to people who are now, or will soon be, shaping the very nature of how the author works. The authors can continue to expect to see applications of virtual technology that will challenge workplace ethicists, policy makers, employment lawyers, and instructional designers. The barrier between where the application of rapid technology innovation permeates the more traditional world of "Face To Face" learning continues to be hard to nail down. However, there is a point where the value of direct human interface with rich human interaction, particularly in the world of leadership development, supersedes the "Wow" factor (and apparent pragmatic advantages) of the application of the "Virtual."