Teambuilding exercises often get a bad rap as a waste of employees' time, but some entrepreneurs are finding value in activities that are tailored to resolve specific challenges in their business.Designed correctly, teambuilding programs can strengthen unraveling employee relationships, help sustain corporate culture during periods of fast growth, and build morale amid layoffs, human-resource experts say."Many thought beer is differentiated by brand but that it all tasted the same," Koch says.
With an individual branded passport, delegates disclose three personal and three professional characteristics.
Throughout the game the delegates have to match as many characteristics in their own passport with others in the room.
Finally, workers changed into white jumpsuits and threw paint on one another.
"It made people more emotional and vulnerable," Madhok says.
Awards are given for the top three individual scores and for the top three team scores.
Most importantly, delegates will have met all their colleagues within a short space of time and a positive platform has been created for a successful conference.
"One risk of this company's approach is that some of the personal information that could be shared could be quite sensitive," Mishra says.
I remember when I joined the team at Officevibe, I was pretty nervous, and wanted to make sure I became friends with the team as quickly as possible.
The phases get harder and harder but delegates begin to realise the power of teamwork, fast, effective communication and the advantages of a positive approach to networking!