10 Quick and Easy Team Building Activities
by Konrad Lippmann an Australian Team Building Activities Facilitator in conjunction with Rishi Chowdhury in Collaboration & productivity
There are many different reasons why high performing Australian companies use team building activities.
Significant reasons include:
- improving communication
- boosting morale
- ice breakers – to help get to know each other better
- learning effective strategies
- improving productivity
- learning about one’s strengths and weaknesses
- problem solving
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 success.
There are four main types of team building activities, which include:
- communication activities
- problem solving and/or decision making activities
- adaptability and/or planning activities
- activities that focus on building trust
The idea is to perform various activities that are both fun and challenging.
Professionally conducted team building activities will incorporate the “side effect” of building teamwork skills that can help improve employee performance and productivity at the office and in their work role.
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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