CMOE Team asked:
Team Building Program: Beyond the Power of One
Individual efforts grant the person a sense of recognition, but there is no better reward than knowing you have finished a great thing through teamwork. This fact is made as the focus on the team building exercises designed for organizations.
Team building exercises start with the awareness of individual competencies then this is connected with how such individuality will be used to attain corporate objectives.
These programs center on activities that foster group dynamics and teamwork, and these are directed at helping participants realize the significance of teamwork in the company.
For teamwork to give the organization a competitive lead, it has to work in such a way that best output at most efficient costs are generated.
Advantages of Team Building Trainings
At the outset, individual improvement is the direct positive outcome of teamwork but in the long run, it spells corporate gain because goals are achieved and profits are reaped.
Let us illustrate this construct by imagining that individuals with different skills work towards a unified objective. With the teambuilding, each person will think of himself/herself as an essential component of the wheel who needs to work with the whole group so all of them will move in one direction.
The program should be directed towards developing team effort by addressing the problems that plague teamwork or team building such as bloated egos, personal avarice or ambition, and the drive to outperform others for personal gains. Employees who are aware of all these foreseen issues will feel responsible in cultivating an atmosphere of trust and integrity.
Also of equal significance is the leaderâ€™s ability to listen to team members, brainstorm ideas and be responsible for the team. These characteristics make the leader respectable and will make the team, as a whole, efficient and dynamic.
Teamwork Assures Success
Before a team is made, individual employees must be developed and they should be taught on how to behave as a team and how to work with other teams with less supervision from their managers.
When people acknowledge their role in the team, they become responsible in creating a close relationship with others and forgoing personal interests for the sake of the group.
Managers are trained to build, handle, and maintain high performing teams through different styles, veering more on the needs of the team and the organization.
Teamwork also gives way to the identification of promising leaders within the team who can be groomed to assume more extensive roles should the need arises.
Team building exercises motivate employees to work for the accomplishment of company goals. Employees become more creative and innovative in responding to the various corporate challenges in the workplace.
In addition, team members will have company loyalty, team strength, and, of course, better performance as individual contributors and members of a team.