There is an excellent online resource for Leadership and Team-building at www.businessballs.com which we read periodically for inspiration or to understand the many facets of motivating business teams.
Their article on running team workshops caught our eye today. It includes some great tips on designing workshops and guides for team-building games or activities.
Here is a general synopsis but please read the article yourself for clarification.
Workshops combine training, development, team-building, communications, motivation and planning. Participation and involvement of staff increases the sense of ownership and empowerment, and facilitates the development of organisations and individuals. Workshops are effective in managing change and achieving improvement, and particularly the creation of initiatives, plans, process and actions to achieve particular business and organisational aims. Workshops are also great for breaking down barriers, improving communications inside and outside of departments, and integrating staff after acquisition or merger…
tTps on designing workshops
Workshops are an extremely flexible and effective method for training, learning, development, change management, team building and problem solving, and virtually any organizational challenge. You can actually run any sort of workshop you want – your options are as wide as your imagination and certainly not limited to off-the-shelf or tried and tested formats…
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