‘Online games improve leadership skills’
By siliconindia news bureau
Wednesday,31 December 2008, 11:03 hrs IST

Bangalore: It is a proven fact that playing chess helps a person improve his or her mathematical and intellectual ability. Today, many experts also believe that online gaming can improve the leadership qualities of an individual. And now, many CEOs are behind such games to improve themselves.

IBM’s Institute for Business Value, an in-house think tank, says online gaming can provide clues as to how today’s global corporations function. When interviewed 214 members of the IBM community who play games online, the institute found that nearly half believed gaming had improved their real-world leadership skills. Three quarters said that the collaboration tools available in games could have business applications in the virtual enterprise.

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