The Decision Game

Goal: For each group to make as many points as it can, while neither helping nor hindering the other group.

 

Process: 

  1. Participants are divided into two separate locations

  2. The game goal, point system and  score sheet are reviewed which group.

  3. Each group is given a few minutes to make their round 1 color choice. When both teams have chosen the results are shared between groups.

  4. Each group is asked to make their round 2 choice as above.

  5. Periodically the groups can  send a negotiator to meet at a neutral location. they can make agreements about subsequent color choices.

  6. At the conclusion of the game the participants are invited back together to discuss the outcome  of the game, how their decisions were made and what they learned from the the activity.

Point System

 

Choice

Result

Group A

Group B

Group A

Group B

Blue

Blue

+3

+3

Blue

Red

-5

+5

Red

Blue

+5

-5

Red

Red

-3

-3

Score Sheet

Round

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

A

-

- - - - - - - - -

B

-

- - - - - - - -

-

 

 Peter Pappas 
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