Vol. 12 No. 1-2 (2021)


Published May 6, 2021
Tibor Czeily
Krisztina Dajnoki
Debreceni Egyetem
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Czeily, T., & Dajnoki, K. (2021). GAMIFICATION, AS A NEW STRATEGIC TOOL FOR HR. Economica, 12(1-2). https://doi.org/10.47282/economica/2021/12/1-2/9060

Globalization changed employee preferences, advances in technology, changes that make organizations face new challenges. Existing human resource management systems need to be reviewed or even new ones need to be created. “My hobby is my job, my job is my hobby,” says the saying, but how is it possible to attract a potential workforce and keep it afterward? Gamification is one of the possible answers of HR to this issue. Generation X, Y, and Z employees show significant differences compared to their predecessors, therefore innovative solutions are needed to maintain a long-term, productive, and loyal working relationship and satisfaction. The aim of this study was to explore the history of the development of gamification, the increase in its popularity, and its causes. After describing the methods of gamification, it presents the field of application of gamification based on domestic and international literature. Based on the research results, it can be concluded that well-applied gaming can be an effective solution in the fields of health preservation, education, learning, motivation, business, marketing, and human resource management.

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