Articles tagged 'Corporate Teams'

When team building activities are suggested it can lead to rolled eyes and excuses about not being able to leave the office. The image of a team of awkward accountants playing paintball in a muddy field has given team building a well-known wince in the workplace when it’s mentioned.

Corporate events involving problem solving and outdoor pursuits are not an unusual concept to most large businesses. When managed properly, team building works and helps your workforce function better (once the mud washes off!).

Good teamwork depends on many factors including communication, leadership, trust and respect. Most of these don't just happen overnight - it takes time for a group to get to know each other and find their positions and roles within the team.

Established teams, who have worked together for many years, may still be relatively ineffective at teamworking. Team members get 'stuck in their ways', communication deteriorates or stagnates and trust in other team member's abilities can be eroded.

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