Gamification in talent management …a suitable case for treatment…?

As information becomes available about the way gamification is bring used for managing organisational talent, there are some cases where I do wonder if they achieve the objectives set for them.

This blog provides several examples. Sap uses gamification to educate its employees on sustainability; Unilever applies them to training; Hays deploys them to hire recruiters and the Khan Academy uses it for online education.

The article is called ‘Winning the talent game’…
Make me wonder, to what extent is talent management a game playing with people’s lives? There are many ethical issues to ponder here.

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