Smart bosses should hire video gamers, not Harvard MBAs

09/25/2012 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

People who spend their time playing the "World of Warcraft" video game likely will be better employees than those who've earned an MBA from Harvard, says Deloitte's John Seely Brown in this Big Think video. "Warcraft" players have to handle constantly changing strategic priorities and other variables, all while learning to collaborate with and lead other players. "This is an interest-driven phenomenon that unleashes exponential learning of a dimension that's almost unimaginable any other way," Brown argues.

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