What can you learn from TV commercial crews to boost the effectiveness of your team? The smooth teamwork on set is by design, not by accident.
Team building simulations are engaging and interactive experiences that create a parallel universe to reflects and mirror the realities that organizations face. What are the benefits and essential elements of effective team building simulations.
As companies formulate their plans for 2013, the good news is that team building is re-appearing on the corporate agenda. (In some cases, team building initiatives were placed in a holding pattern after the Wall Street meltdown in September, 2008.) What lies ahead? Savvy CEOs are waking up to the fact that team building can be a powerful arrow in their quiver as they attempt to hit key corporate targets and corporate objectives. This blog entry highlights key trends that are boosting the bottom line impact of team building. Unfortunately, not all team building trends have been positive. Companies also need to take immediate steps to reverse a number of trends that have undermined the effectiveness of team building.
Team building that isn't customized for your business is likely to end up being just another entertaining corporate event. There is a place for corporate events but social activities are never a replacement for reall team building. Companies can improve the impact of team building with relevant, customized projects.