Team building plays a major part in getting people understands and work together harmoniously. It is a process wherein its main objective is to build and develop cooperation and teamwork within a specific work unit.
It is also an integral part of corporate world or of any organization that needs and aims to have an effective, reliable and team members. May it be a small church organization; a school sports team, community groups, or big company or corporation, all of it can benefit from team building and achieve their general goals.
Importance of Team Building
Here are some of the reasons why team building plays an important part of a company’s effort to build a solid working relationship.
- Team building helps improve working relationships.
- It helps encourage employees to give their best in their corporate tasks.
- It helps increase productivity among the company’s employees.
- It helps a company achieve its goals as a team.
- It helps develop cooperation and teamwork between employees and company teams.
- It helps create a supportive and enhancing working environment that motivates people to achieve certain goals and objective.
- It helps enhance each participant’s communication, decision making skills and self-confidence.
Unique Team Building Activities
Here is some of the unique team building games or activities that will truly crack your employees up and make them have fun while nourishing and strengthening their working relationships.
- Blindfold driving
This is a fun team building activity where in the driver is blindfolded and is given instructions by his team mates that (sitting behind him) on how to drive through the obstacle course.
- Sumo Wrestling
This is another great team building activity where in each participants get a chance to dress up in inflatable sumo wrestler suit and go wrestling with their coworkers, boss, and even their clients.
- Humans versus Zombies
Is a team building game that can be customized according to your company’s needs, so enjoy role playing as a zombie or as human zombie hunter with your coworkers and boss in your favorite park, or even indoors.
- Flash Mobbing
This type of team building activity that requires a large group of people who will get together suddenly in a public location and stage a certain public performance, usually a simple choreographed dance number, then dispersed rapidly after the performance.
- Chariot Racing
This activity gives every team a chance to build and assemble their own full scale chariot and race it through an obstacle course in a limited period of time.
James Carter is the Founder and CEO of Be Legendary, a socially inspired team and personal development company. James has created emotional learning experiences for thousands of participants through executive retreats and large meetings. James’ passion lies in helping each person feel valuable as an individual and as part of the whole.
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February 16, 2013 at 10:15 pm | Team Building | No comment