The term “team building” has become a buzzword in recent years, and has many connotations. In terms of corporate development, team-building exercises are important not for the immediate experience of the activities performed by the team, but also for the group skills, communication and bonding that result.
The activity, be it an obstacle course or the Chocolate Challenge, is merely the means to the end. High-impact Team-building programmes provide realistic experiences that empower individuals to contribute to common goals.
The success of most organisations depends on the ability of individuals to build effective teams. The main goals of team-building are to improve productivity and motivation.
Taking employees out of the office helps groups break down political and personal barriers, eliminate distractions, and have fun. The benefits of team-building programs are so significant that many corporations have incorporated teambuilding strategies into their standard training curriculum