Companies often send staff on team-building courses, without clear
and concise goals and objectives, and without any idea of the expected and measurable outcomes. A well designed team-building
exercise should start long before the staff members hit the ropes, roll the
barrels and celebrate their efforts.
should (ideally) be matched to a company's specific team needs and staff
profiles, on the one hand, and the types of activities that will achieve
the desired objectives, on the other hand. If need be the services
of specialists (such as industrial physiologists) could be used to
identify company goals and to give feedback some time after the
team-building event to determine whether the goals and objectives were
reached, or not.
Great Fun for All
Objectives or no objectives, physiologists or not - a good team-building outing beats the average day at the office -