The Tree of Trust and the Culture of Collaboration
Consider a chicken's egg. Have you ever considered how an egg might see it's future? It could be boiled, cracked, or perhaps hatch into a beautiful life. Despite these significantly different outcomes, the egg remains constant. What differs is the environment in which it is treated.
The environment plays a vital role in the organization's success. As an organizational leader it is crucial to know and understand the ingredients which manifests an environment within which the people can thrive not just survive. Creating, maintaining, and sustaining such environment is certainly not easy and requires constant monitoring of our decisions and behavior.
In this session, we will explore the Ingredients for a strong organizational environment and culture. We will learn about the effectiveness of finite games and infinite games aka Game Theory to nurture organizational environment and culture.
Outline/Structure of the Workshop/Game
As a 45 minute session, it will likely run like this:
0:00 Introduction and Icebreaker - What is the most important thing you can ever have in your life?
Section 1: Exploring the most important thing you can ever have in your life?
Group Discussion - What is the most important thing you can ever have in your life?
Exploring the difference between Feelings and Values
Section 2: Learning about the Game Theory
Understanding Finite and Infinite Game - Presentation Segment
we will briefly look into The Game Theory. With game theory, we will explore the idea of local optimization and system optimization, cooperative culture and competitive culture, focus on learnability rather than beating the competition
Participants Deliberation - What kind of game are we playing at/in work/organization
Section 2: The game of Trust - Understanding the Prisoner's Dilemma
Game - The Game of Trust
This game mimics the scenario of Prisoner's dilemma and explores how its understanding can help in achieving equilibrium within a team/corporate environment.
Section 3: Putting all together
Deliberation between VALUES, Pillars of Empiricism, the emergence of trust
Connecting the discussion with Agile and Scrum
1. Exploring a way to create an environment for team members or employees to thrive
2. Understanding of the key aspects to keep the environment toxic free
3. Deliberation on Trust. Whether it should be granted or earned or grown?
4. Understanding the role of Empiricism pillars in creating and sustaining the organization's culture
leaders, Scrum Masters, Coaches