THE BOSS: A Competitive Game That Shows Some Aspects of the Management of a Software Development Company


  • Fabio Ferman
  • Geraldo Xexeo
  • Luan Barbosa Garrido
  • Tiago Santos da Silva


The Boss simulates aspects of the management of a software development company in a competitive market scenario. It stimulates players to handle different important business functions, such as sales, development, human resources, and administration. During a game session, teams compete for clients, hire employees, control workspace availability, and deal with market variation, from blooming to recession times.

Desiring to have the best company, players must manage their resources and pay attention to the competitors