Teambuilding Activities: Are they Wasted Investment?

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When done right, teambuilding fosters trust among your members that ultimately leads to increased efficiency and performance. Now who doesn’t want that? Source: Agar Consultancy http://agarconsultancy.com/

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Teambuilding Activities:

Teambuilding Activities Are they Wasted Investment?

Are they Wasted Investment?:

Are they Wasted Investment? Despite its bad rap, team building provides tremendous benefits to your employees and your organisation as a whole. When done right, teambuilding fosters trust among your members that ultimately leads to increased efficiency and performance. Now who doesn’t want that? Team building serves as a viable avenue to determine the strengths of your workers. Knowing more of their potential enables you to harness their skills and maximise their productivity. The benefits of teambuilding activities can be felt across different aspects. From conflict resolution, goal setting to increased efficiency, organisations all over the world come up with different strategies to unite their team towards common goals. According to American Management Association, 60% of executives listed a lack of quality collaboration as one of their top leadership challenges. In a separate study, 87% of workers worldwide who are emotionally disconnected from their workplaces and less likely to be productive. Not convinced yet? Here are the top reasons you should invest on teambuilding activities.

Increased engagement:

Increased engagement Statistics shows that 90% of leaders think an engagement strategy has a positive impact on their business. However, only 25% of them have actual strategies. Companies with engaged employees enjoy 2.5 times more revenues compared to organisations with disengaged workers.

Fosters positive relationship:

Fosters positive relationship Making friends and socializing can improve an employee’s morale and improve conflict resolution skills. Having friends at work can increase an employee’s engagement at work by up to 50%.

Encourages positive working environment:

Encourages positive working environment Employees who are familiar with one another tend to become more open to communication and discussion. They are also more comfortable to express their opinions and ideas, making them more motivated to take on more challenges. Since teambuilding fosters trust, it isn’t hard for your workers to speak up and become more creative. There are different team building activities that ignite their creativity and problem-solving skills.

Improves conflict resolution skills:

Improves conflict resolution skills Conflict can happen any time and in any organisation . What matters is the response of your employees during these situations. Teambuilding activities that require your employees to work together can improve their ability to strategize and rationalize. Teambuilding also develops your employees’ initiative and accountability.

Breaks the wall:

Breaks the wall Most of the workplace failures could be avoided by an effective communication. Activities that require team members to communicate with each other to win a game, determine a problem or resolve them can enhance their communication skills. A disconnection between leaders and members can create a gap and affects the organisation’s overall performance and productivity. Teambuilding activities can break the barriers and give members the opportunity to treat their leaders as equals. There’s more to hiring the right people to achieve company success. When done right, teambuilding activities can maximise your employees’ potential. However, you must stay away from the dreary and usual activities. Try new things with your staff and don’t make them feel that they are still working in the four corners of your office. Make your employees feel that they belong in your organisation by creating opportunities that will challenge their creativity and skills. Provide an environment where your employees interact and engaged and you will reap the benefits in the end.

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Infographics/video/ ppt According to American Management Association, 60% of executives listed a lack of quality collaboration as one of their top leadership challenges. In a separate study, 87% of workers worldwide who are emotionally disconnected from their workplaces and less likely to be productive. Not convinced yet? Here are the top reasons you should invest on teambuilding activities.

Increased engagement:

Increased engagement Statistics shows that 90% of leaders think an engagement strategy has a positive impact on their business. However, only 25% of them have actual strategies. Companies with engaged employees enjoy 2.5 times more revenues compared to organisations with disengaged workers.

Fosters positive relationship:

Fosters positive relationship Making friends and socializing can improve an employee’s morale and improve conflict resolution skills. Having friends at work can increase an employee’s engagement at work by up to 50%.

Encourages positive working environment:

Encourages positive working environment Employees who are familiar with one another tend to become more open to communication and discussion. They are also more comfortable to express their opinions and ideas. Come up with different team building activities that ignite their creativity and problem-solving skills.

Improve conflict resolution skills:

Improve conflict resolution skills Conflict can happen any time and in any organisation . Teambuilding activities that require your employees to work together can improve their ability to strategize and rationalize.

Breaks the wall:

Breaks the wall Most of the workplace failures could be avoided by an effective communication. A disconnection between leaders and members can create a gap and affects the organisation’s overall performance and productivity. Teambuilding activities can break the barriers and give members the opportunity to treat their leaders as equals . There’s more to hiring the right people to achieve company success. When done right, teambuilding activities can maximise your employees’ potential.

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