Team Building Games – Connecting People
Team building activities do not only increase employee interaction, but also generate awareness of the other departments work responsibilities, help understand the need of cooperation, the significance of sharing knowledge, and the benefits of team work.
Games are an essential part of the team building process. Team Building Games are more than just opportunities for employee recreation and fun. Games teach the importance of teamwork and help induce team spirit. They help bridge the gap between different departments of an organization and promote cordial relations among employees. They also greatly help bring different employees together to form a cohesive unit driven by mutual focus on goal achievement.
They can be classified into two different types: Indoor and Outdoor games.
Board games, jigsaw puzzles, mimes, indoor golf, musical chairs, carom, Passing the Parcel, Truth or Dare, Chinese Whispers, indoor basketball, etc, are some of the Indoor games that will be played within the office premise. Games like 3-legged racing, bobbing for apples, balancing the lemon, treasure hunts, cricket, football, rugby, etc, are Outdoor games, which will be played over company-organized sports events.
Indoor and Outdoor games can also be combined. A typical example of combination game is Treasure Hunting.