Management Fix: Team Building Events Implementation

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This week’s “Team Building Events Implementation” is a useful first step forward in leveraging an improved environment.

By definition, team building is the process of turning a group of individual contributing employees into a cohesive team. A team is a group of people organized to work together interdependently and cooperatively to meet the needs of their customers by accomplishing their purpose and goals.
(Extracted and adapted fromhttps://www.thebalancecareers.com/what-is-team-building-1918270)

Team building is one of the foundations of organizational development that can be applied. Team building is one of the most widely used group-development activities in organizations. A common strategy is to have a “team-building retreat” or “corporate love-in,” where team members try to address underlying concerns and build trust by engaging in activities that are not part of what they ordinarily do as a team.
(Extracted and adapted fromhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Team_building)

One of the most powerful reasons for team building is to get results. Through a series of planned team building events that are fun and motivational, teams build skills like communication, planning, problem-solving and conflict resolution. These team-building activity ideas help to facilitate long term team building through fostering genuine connections, deeper discussions, and processing.
(Extracted and adapted fromhttps://www.teambonding.com/6-reasons-for-team-building/)

Keep in mind, a team-building event should be planned and have a set of specific goals.

Known Associates

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This MngtFix has been mentioned with many MngtBugs such as…
“Lack of Focus”,
“Lack of Stakeholders Buy-in”,
“Lack of an identified Company Culture”,
“Lack of People Onboarding”,
“Organizational Silos”,
and of course “Lack of People Engagement”!

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Eduardo Espinheira is a Consultant, Facilitator, Manager, Public Speaker, Creator of the Management Bugs&Fixes and the Machiavellian PM Stories

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