summary: this game is based on the penny game. i’ve seen it in various incarnations, but this is based on the original concept. instead of simply showing how batch size affects throughput, this game has been heavily modified to give several additional lessons.
i have a lot of dice lying around, so another variant you could use a set of dice that start on 1 and each person has to increment the number on the dice so the second person in the chain would rotate all the dice to the 2 face, the third person the 3 face, etc. .
as attendees of my courses know, i like to use the penny game. so, i wanted to share more. rules: 1. say: “we are about to see who is the best penny processor in all of [city] today. and the winner, with the best single round, will win $20.” 2. select 4 players (these will […]
last time i posted a link to many lean and agile games at www.agilitrix.com.one of the games that intrigued me was the penny game, a lean value simulation that looks at the benefit of using smaller batch sizes, as well as identifying what has value to the customer.
Great games for learning lean and connecting people – Lean
recently we arranged a kick off for our department consisting of 4 teams. aiming to connect people we applied a gamification approach using 4 cool games and exercises that i share with you through this post (this time 2, maybe later on 2 more ;-).