Some studies have show that participants involved in active learning (a simulation, a training game, etc…) retain 90% of the information. Although this percentage may vary by study, one thing is for sure. Active learners show better attitudes and improvements in thinking and writing.
That’s what makes Product Pipeline such a successful company team building program. The interactive business simulation game encourages participants to work together within their small teams, as well as within the larger “company.”
Company Team Building That Works
It’s a truly collaborative effort! You select project managers to oversee the project and uncover customer needs. Your pipeline also has a minimum marble “revenue” requirement to meet and a budget that can be spent at the “store” for select purchases of materials. Your company’s marketing department must present a wonderfully creative presentation for the pipeline product, before the ﬁnal moment of truth.
Quality control exists, too, as teams take opportunities to perform more than one round of marble delivery to examine best practices and process improvement.
A diversity of roles means plenty of opportunities to include everyone in your group. Time is limited – will your team come in under budget, communicate effectively and meet your goals?
What has been your favorite company team building program?
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork. The more collaboration your projects require the more assertive and intentional your communication should be. Every member of the team needs to take the initiative to communicate. When a team is not actively communicating, their work is at stake. It’s important for everyone to learn how to communicate effectively in order to work effectively. (more…)
It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.
Team building brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities that help people see each other in a different light allow them to connect in a different setting. People on your team are asked to think about the implications of these activities at their workplace.
Don’t have the big budget for a team building extravaganza? No worries! We’ve got you covered with plenty of DIY activities you can choose from in our DIY Store. You don’t always need tons of time or money for a big team retreat. Take a look at some of our most popular DIY activities down below.
Company culture is becoming a more important aspect of the workplace. Now more than ever, companies are going all out to provide a wonderful experience for their employees. The focus has shifted to making sure they’re happy, engaged and having fun at work. After all, it’s a big factor when choosing where to work. Having fun is key to effectively managing and improving employees’ productivity as it contributes directly to your company culture. It also improves teamwork, builds better trusting relationships and can help increase retention rates.
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