There are many different reasons why high performing Australian companies use team building activities to improve their work culture.
- improving communication
- enhancing collaboration techniques
- boosting morale
- increase in motivation
- ice breakers – to help get to know each other better
- learning effective strategies for project management
- improving productivity
- learning about one’s strengths and weaknesses as well as those of the workers, staff and employees surrounding us
- problem solving techniques for fast effective results
Team building activities can be used by any business, large or small, to promote better teamwork in the workplace.
As most business owners and managers know, great teamwork is one of the key factors associated with a company’s true success.
There are four main types of team building activities
- communication activities
- problem solving, coupled with effective decision making activities
- adaptability to planning the best staff activities
- activities that focus on building trust between staff
The idea is to perform various activities, that are both fun and challenging, that open up communication channels. Providing excellent examples of collaboration.
Professionally conducted team building activities will incorporate the “side effect” of building teamwork skills that help improve employee performance and productivity at the office and in their work roles.
Often these skills can be transferred directly to relationship building, social cohesion and identification of self traits, when understood, a person can work better with their skill set in their team environment.
In this first installment, we’ll take a look at 10 highly effective team building activities designed to improve communication and problem solving skills.
These 10 team building activities will have your company well on its way to building a team of peers that work well together, are productive and have a renewed focus.
Stay tuned for part 2 of this series where we’ll focus on 10 team building exercises designed to improve employee planning skills and building trust within a team of peers.
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Written by Konrad Lippmann, Australian Team Building Activities Facilitator, based in Sydney and on the Gold Coast. In conjunction with Rishi Chowdhury with great thoughts and processes surrounding Collaboration & productivity