Team building overview


Title: Supervisors Guide to Team Team Building

Format: PDF


  • Introduction
  • Preparatory work required
  • Defining problems, opportunities and direction
  • Looking for solutions and better ways
  • Choosing a solution
  • Installation of solution

Team building - results of team building exercise

Successful team building has far reaching ramifications in an organization. Improve the way team members interact and you improve their ability to solve problems. Better problem–solving means better efficiency in general. Increased efficiency tends to boost morale and productivity. It also helps to decrease stress, turnover and operating costs. And all of these improvements bolster the organizations public image. Once established an effective team becomes self perpetuating.

All you require to deliver a first class improvement program with and through your team is contained in the guide, using our team building blocks exercise and the group evaluation process that follows.

Stand-alone module price: $12.99


The goal of any effective team building is to achieve improvement in the way employees view and do their jobs and the aim of team building is to inspire action that improves the way organization works and employees interact. You will find in Accel-Teams' Supervisors Guide to Team Building the ideal approach to meaningful and effective improvement.

With this supervisory guide you will learn how to improve the integration of individuals, groups, departments, processes, systems, methods and resources. You will begin by auditing and evaluating, with your group the 9 'team building blocks' we use in our team building workshop. Explore the results from the team building exercise with your group to reveal the good, the bad and the ugly in your departmental and or organizational environment. It's a simple process, sensible in its approach and highly relevant to any workplace.

The guide contains insightful articles, tables, team building diagnostic exercise and descriptive team building activities for the trainer, facilitator, supervisor, manager and SME owner. All relevant to the goal of sensible team building (achieve improvement in the way employees view and do their jobs) and the aim of effective team building (inspire action that improves the way organization works and employees interact.)

Whether you are attempting to improve an under performing team, or attempting to repair a failing group of employees or just looking for opportunities for improvement, the Supervisors Guide to Team Building uses a tried and tested methodology to improve teamwork and at the same time improve productivity. The materials have been tested in diverse workplaces over 25 years through the authors project experience and observations in management services.

Hit the ground running

With a minimum of set-up time, easy to deploy diagnostic team building exercise with situational descriptive team activities and step-by-step instructions this program will enable you to achieve material performance improvements quickly.

Key Benefits

  • Demonstrably better, more relevant and practical team building methodology that is easy to organize and deliver
  • Content is relevant, interesting, challenging and rewarding, it taps into real world workplace experiences of employees, no contrived irrelevant team building exercises, activities and simulations.
  • Universal relevance to any organization. Anyone in any organization can contribute, the more diverse the backgrounds the better potential for true team building.
  • Makes use of the people with the experience at all levels and utilizes this diversity of interests and experiences to shape solutions and improvements.
  • Valuable information, based on the sensitivities of all involved will flow out of the workshop. Look out for many areas for performance improvement to be offered up - from all hierarchical levels represented in the workshop.
  • Identifies the challenges faced by the organization, internally
  • Develops improved conceptual models of the organization
  • Encourages self-criticism.
  • Helps develop group and individual opinions by testing ideas, then transforming them.
  • Can identify future leaders or provide a training ground for future leaders.
  • Can identify hidden talent and talents within the group.
  • Often produces solutions to previously insoluble problems.
  • No irrelevant and ineffective gimmicks.
  • Easy to target key result areas, where performance is below what is required.
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