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On Forbes: Small Business Owner, Michael Kiolbassa credits Great Game with Company Turnaround

Nov 14, 2016

"Michael Kiolbassa, 54, is president of Kiolbassa Provision in San Antonio, TX, a family business his grandfather Rufus Kiolbassa founded in 1945. The company makes handcrafted smoked meats including 25 kinds of sausage and several varieties of bacon. Its products sell in Costco, Wal-Mart and Publix in 47 states. Rufus Kiolbassa died suddenly at...

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Ever-Growing Amy's Ice Creams is Crediting Jack Stack's The Great Game of Business Again

Oct 18, 2016

Article by Dave Sather found at

Life is Uncertain, Eat Dessert First

At age 12, Amy Simmons' life took an unusual turn. Her mother suggested she read the 1,100-page novel "Atlas Shrugged."

Although Amy went on to obtain degrees in psychology and biology, the lessons on capitalism in "Atlas Shrugged" made their mark on a...

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Great Game's Vice President Among International Superstars to Speak at Inc. 5000 Conference

Oct 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, MO The Great Game's Steve Baker Among International Superstars to Speak at Inc. 5000 Conference

As The Great Game of Business appears on the Inc. 5000 - a list of America's fastest growing private companies by Inc. Magazine - this year also brings an exciting opportunity for Steve Baker, Vice President of Great...

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Jack Stack talks SRC and Great Game on KEXB 'Experts in Business" Radio Show

Jul 26, 2016

Founder, President and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation, Jack Stack discusses the SRC / Great Game story, future plans and 24th Annual Gathering of Games Conference on the KEXB's 'Experts in Business' radio show!

Listen to the Podcast on KEXB's website

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Forbes Reports on Great Game Practitioner, 'How Tasty Catering Is Serving Up A New Generation of Entreprenuers'

Jul 19, 2016

This June, Forbes reported how one of our very own practitioners is changing the spin-off game among entrepreneurs. Tasty Catering from Chicago, IL is the proud parent company of four spin-off, start ups since 2006! And perhaps most impressive, through the growth, Tasty has obtained an annual 2% employee turnover rate in an industry that averages...

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Great Game® Practitioner Wall-tech Reducing Job Costs in the Construction Industry

Jul 19, 2016

Faced with an epic task, Rob LeRoy of Wall-Tech, Inc ended up saving $84,000 in labor costs and 1,400 man-hours on three-month, 8,300 sheet, dry wall project. How did he do it? As a Great Game practitioner, LeRoy recounts this common theme in a recent Walls & Ceilings article, “All employees need to feel like they have a stake in the project’s...

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Great Game of Education - A First Of It's Kind Initiative

Jun 1, 2016

Missouri Southern State University is set to roll out a first-of-it's kind initiative, they call it "The Great Game of Education". The Great Game's partnership with the university is designed to create a culture of openness, employment and financial awareness on campus.

This fall, a number of faculty and administrative staff teams will come...

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Employee Ownership: MSNBC reports how this 7 year gamer is taking the next step in playing The Game.

May 25, 2016

Anthony Wilder Design/Build adopted The Great Game of Business’ way of thinking and became a GGOB All-star in 2009. Now, in 2016, they are taking the next step in playing The Game by becoming fully Employee Owned. MSNBC reports how Open-Book Management propelled this DC design firm into a thriving turnaround in the last 7 years.





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What Do Eight Companies on Forbes’ 2016 Best Small Companies List Have in Common? The Great Game of Business and Open Book Management

Jan 29, 2016

Springfield, MO – January 29, 2016 – This week, Forbes launched America’s Best Small Companies list. The Great Game of Business is proud to announce that eight of the 25 honorees are Great Game of Business practitioners. By implementing the Great Game of Business, companies are building sustainable financial health, one of the six criteria to...

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Local Non-Profit Adopts the Great Game of Business to Maximize their Impact in the Community

Feb 5, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, MO – 1983 marked the birth of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks (BBBSO) and Springfield Remanufacturing Company’s (SRC) Great Game of Business (GGOB) in Springfield, Missouri.  While each organization has individually made a significant impact on the community, 31 years later they are creating a strong partnership to make an even...

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