There are competing theories and opinions on the concept of team building and when/where it is appropriate. For those who agree with the concept, it is viewed as a great way to maintain a healthy team, or to fix an incohesive one. Team building has proven to help morale, retention, and employee self image, which all in turn helps productivity, efficiency and the bottom line. Team building directly has the most impact on;

Communication

It is important to encourage learning the importance of discussion and critical listening skills that are required for groups that want to accomplish tasks. Communication is arguably the key to your team’s success. If you have poor communication, groups will crumble or struggle through everything that is presented to them. Not only do people must work on their verbal communication but non-verbal too.

Teamwork

This is very important for groups that want to meet challenges. Teamwork and the ability to work as a unit is what makes a team efficient and ultimately drives the overall team to success. Teamwork involves understanding, listening and creating a dynamic whereby members compliment each other.

Trust

Trust is important in any relationship, including your work and professional relationships. Trust between colleagues enables effective work, trust between subordinates and superiors creates a strong, sustainable relationship crucial to the success and retention of any given employee.

Leadership

It is assumed and given naturally and can be expressed in multiple ways. Team members trying to solve problems on challenging courses have a lot of opportunities to exercise the leadership skills they have developed.

Problem-solving

This is also known as brain-storming sessions. Every person in the group has a different take on life and might want to accomplish tasks in a different way. What groups need to do is make choices based on decisions which are best suited for each problem.