About the Author
STEVE SUGAR is a writer and teacher of performance games. He is the author of five performance measurement game systems that are actively used in the U.S. and over 20 countries. His games focus on his teaching philosophy of "fun with a purpose" ? encouraging adult learners to demonstrate newly learned knowledge and skills in individual and team formats. He wrote the Pfeiffer book Games That Teach (1998). Steve has taught experiential learning in the graduate curricula at the Johns Hopkins University and the New York Institute of Technology. He is on the faculty of the University of Maryland; a member of the Human Resources faculty, Johns Hopkins University; the Leadership Development Program, Federal Center; and the Education Development faculty, USDA Graduate School. He lives in Elliot City, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. GEORGE TAKACS is a trainer and consultant specializing in team building, and a teacher and course developer at the University of Maryland (UMUC) and Georgetown. George is currently creating a course in Organizational Development that will be available over the web. He lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. He may be reached at email@example.com.