Building bridges with colleagues

Team building exercises can make the difference both in terms of productivity and employees' relations with each other, writes Gareth Naughton.

13th April, 2013
Lynda Byron, Leadership Journeys: 'It is a significant investment -- but it is absolutely well worth it.' Photo: Maura Hickey

Although often associated with periods when employers had more resources, time and employees, team-building events and exercises can be useful tools for pushing people toward better workplace performance - so long as you take the right approach.

There are a number of reasons why you might opt for a team building exercise. If you have a new team coming together, it can be an effective way of establishing the group dynamic; you may already have...

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