Building an Effective Team

Posted in : HR Updates on 23 May 2011
Linzi Conway
Key to Success Consultants
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Linzi Conway writes:

Creating an effective team in any organisation is a challenge. Having conducted a recent search on the internet for Team Building workshops, I was bombarded with items on Go-Karting, Paint Balling and Laser Tag. However, team building training should not be confused with "team recreation" and there is a real danger of falling into the trap of think a day racing someone around a track or covering them in paint, will be a solution for team training.

Team building can be pursued via a variety of practices, ranging from simple team cohesion exercises to complex activities, multi-day team building retreats. However, in the current training environment the phrase ‘Team

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Linzi Conway
Key to Success Consultants

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