Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being and Peak Human Performance
Research has shown that team building can definitely improve employee morale and productivity in the workplace. Teamwork is a very important aspect in working, especially when work should be a combined effort of multiple people, and it’s important to encourage it by building the team’s chemistry. Individuals are only as good as their own selves, but when working well as a team, the group could be worth more than just the sum of its parts.
You can plan a company outing to a resort. Resorts offer a fun and relaxed environment, which is conducive for bonding with your co-workers. Spice up the day by playing team games that will build friendship and trust with each other, like a group dance battle for instance. Offer prizes or company perks to the winning teams to encourage teamwork further. This not only improves the team’s chemistry, it does so in a fun and stress-free way that improves employee morale. After all, if everyone in the team’s morale is high, the group would just perform more efficiently together.
If you’re not planning, or simply do not want to go all-out, you can encourage natural team building through the workplace environment by having a team of the week award that showcases the best team in your company. The other teams will strive to do better because of this, and will result in a boost to the productivity in the workplace.
No matter how you do it, it’s a very important part in running an organization for the employees to have chemistry with each other so that they can work together efficiently. You can make sure your team’s productivity in the workplace is optimized if you encourage team building.
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