Strategy Dynamics Models – Powerful But Simple In-Class Games


  • Kim Warren


Most business frameworks – and the logic that sup-ports them – are linear, and do not capture the interdepend-ence of the real world that makes decision-making, strategy and policy so difficult. Strategy Dynamics ( offers a rigorous, logical perspective that matches real-world causality in all kinds of cases. Moreover, the “white-box” games built on the theory can make explicit the feedback and causality, enabling very strong understanding. Unlike ‘blockbuster’ strategy games that take days, these can be played in class on student lap-tops in a short time, so not disrupting the flow of a class.