Collaborative team building activities pay off in corporate teambuilding. A team culture where there is respect for leaders, customers, and employees alike and where employees are valued has been proven to be the best environment for sustainable success.
Six Behavior-Focused Team Building Activities for your Teambuilding Toolkit that Measurable Improve Corporate Teambuilding:
If employee morale is interfering with getting the work done, it’s probably because of trust issues. Trust overcomes typical barriers to successful corporate teambuilding.
Communicate a “we win” attitude in your corporate team building. Frequently remind team members how their work makes a difference to the overall mission and strategies of your company and include this reminder in your corporate team building events — especially in new employee orientation.
Respect the opinions of team members even when you don’t agree. Give employees an opportunity to share their thoughts openly without fear of repercussion, even their complaints and what they believe are good solutions.
Corporate team building recognizes acts of compassion and friendship as well mistakes and transgressions among employees. Corporate teambuilding breaks down when resentment and internal competition builds.
Encourage team members to ask “why not?” during planning. This approach can be effective in creative problem-solving. Careful problem-solving, trial & error, and learning from past mistakes refines processes and procedures. So look at mistakes as important learning tools. This is a core asset of a learning organization.
Committed and engaged employees possess team confidence. This is important to success. Corporate team building strategies that improve employee commitment builds success.
When it comes to trust, however, our research shows that trust is the oil that keeps groups running smoothly when tempers get hot. This usually comes about through leadership practices. Trustworthy people in business possess integrity, are generous and competent.
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TIGERS Success Series is a Bend, Oregon Team Development Consultant that helps leaders build cooperation among employees and collaboration between departments for improved revenue results. We do this by deploying our proprietary TIGERS team process that improves trust, interdependence, genuineness, empathy, risk resolution and success in the workplace. We have been doing this for over two decades providing 360 team behavior diagnostics and customized team interventions for committed leaders and their teams. We also license and train other professionals in the use of our award winning resources. For more information, call 541-385-7465.