Gridlock Systems Thinking Game

Method: Each of four teams is given a wheeled mini-cart which is controlled directly by teammates. The only way to prevent "Gridlock" is for the teams to plan together strategically, act as a team, and choose whether to serve their own team or the bigger unit.

Objective: To manage information and cope with change while facing physical limitations.

Learning outcomes: Team awareness, communication, thinking outside the box, leadership, strategic planning, time management.

Time: 60 to 90 minutes + Debrief