Teambuilding conjures images of trust falls and wall climbs, but often once those tasks are done your employees are no more united than they were in the morning.
"Performance within groups typically does not just happen. For a group to really perform well it needs practice,” CMI Teamwork CEO Bruce Hodes said. “The group needs to understand the best way to organize itself for performance.”
It’s something sports teams and the military understand – Boot Camp for the military and pre-season workouts for sports teams are the norm. In business, there is far less interest or appreciation of group development and the need for practice. Team practice, for the most part, is not factored into the business or corporate world.
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