50 Activities for Team Building, Volume I

Book description

Part of our best-selling 50 Activities series! Comes complete with learning objectives, facilitator guidance, and reproducible materials. Create high performance teams with these collections of fully reproducible activities. All activities employ the principle of "learning by doing" to ensure that the skills the participants learn can be applied to real work situations. Volume 1 contains creative training activities that focus on the building blocks for teams, such as communication, leadership, conflict resolution, and decision making. Volume 2 offers 50 additional activities for team development and provides practice on cooperation, balancing roles, and defining team objectives and goals. These activities are ideal for team leaders who are looking for creative activities to energize their teams, but do not have the time to develop them. All of the activities are ready-to-use and are fully reproducible; with little effort you can implement them into an existing training program. Each volume comes with detailed trainer's notes, clearly stated objectives, and a quick reference index to the activities.

Table of contents

  1. 50 Activities for Team Building, Volume I
    1. Copyright
    2. Dedication
    3. Introduction
      1. What is a Team?
      2. Types of Teams
      3. Team Building and Team Training
    4. A Team Building Process
    5. Team Building Intervention Models
      1. Module #1: Half-Day Data Sharing Session
      2. Module #2: Full-Day Session on Mission, Purpose and Vision
    6. Activities
      1. Chapter 1: Tricky Tales: A Cross-Team Building Approach (1/3)
      2. Chapter 1: Tricky Tales: A Cross-Team Building Approach (2/3)
      3. Chapter 1: Tricky Tales: A Cross-Team Building Approach (3/3)
        1. PURPOSE:
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      4. Chapter 2: Yea Team!
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      5. Chapter 3: Bringing Up the Boss
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      6. Chapter 4: Robin Hood—An Empowerment Activity
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      7. Chapter 5: The Ball Game
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      8. Chapter 6: Really … But I Thought!
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      9. Chapter 7: Dealing with Problem People on Teams
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      10. Chapter 8: Resolving Intergroup Conflict
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      11. Chapter 9: A Breath of Fresh Air
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      12. Chapter 10: Self-Renewal: An Activity for a Mature Team
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      13. Chapter 11: The Car Case
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      14. Chapter 12: Why Are We Here?
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      15. Chapter 13: Skills for Sale
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      16. Chapter 14: TMS—A Process for Role Clarification
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      17. Chapter 15: Characteristics of an Effective Work Team: An Assessment Activity
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      18. Chapter 16: Drawings
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      19. Chapter 17: Communicating About Conflict
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      20. Chapter 18: Freeze Frame: Dealing with Problem Behaviors in Teams
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      21. Chapter 19: My Team and Me
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      22. Chapter 20: Mapping Team Success
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      23. Chapter 21: Darts: A Get Acquainted Activity (1/2)
      24. Chapter 21: Darts: A Get Acquainted Activity (2/2)
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      25. Chapter 22: Project “OP”
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      26. Chapter 23: The Victory Tour (1/2)
      27. Chapter 23: The Victory Tour (2/2)
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      28. Chapter 24: Creating a Team Mission (1/2)
      29. Chapter 24: Creating a Team Mission (2/2)
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      30. Chapter 25: The Product Development Team (1/2)
      31. Chapter 25: The Product Development Team (2/2)
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      32. Chapter 26: Transition Team Building
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      33. Chapter 27: Forming New Teams (1/3)
      34. Chapter 27: Forming New Teams (2/3)
      35. Chapter 27: Forming New Teams (3/3)
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      36. Chapter 28: Linking Team Problem Solving with Corporate Strategy
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      37. Chapter 29: Team Building Interview Guide
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      38. Chapter 30: Visioning a Vision
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      39. Chapter 31: RX for Team Effectiveness
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      40. Chapter 32: The Team of Your Life
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      41. Chapter 33: I Think I Make a Contribution
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      42. Chapter 34: Team on Team
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      43. Chapter 35: Team Development: A Grid Perspective
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      44. Chapter 36: Selecting a Problem Solution (1/2)
      45. Chapter 36: Selecting a Problem Solution (2/2)
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      46. Chapter 37: Selecting a Team Problem (1/2)
      47. Chapter 37: Selecting a Team Problem (2/2)
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      48. Chapter 38: Project Rescue (1/2)
      49. Chapter 38: Project Rescue (2/2)
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      50. Chapter 39: Roadblocks: A Constraint Activity (1/2)
      51. Chapter 39: Roadblocks: A Constraint Activity (2/2)
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      52. Chapter 40: The Quality Case: An Ethical Dilemma (1/2)
      53. Chapter 40: The Quality Case: An Ethical Dilemma (2/2)
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      54. Chapter 41: Tuff Jobs (1/2)
      55. Chapter 41: Tuff Jobs (2/2)
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      56. Chapter 42: Questions We Ask Ourselves
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      57. Chapter 43: Team Conflict Mode (1/2)
      58. Chapter 43: Team Conflict Mode (2/2)
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      59. Chapter 44: That’s Me: A Get Acquainted Activity
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      60. Chapter 45: The Effective Team Member: A Consensus Activity (1/2)
      61. Chapter 45: The Effective Team Member: A Consensus Activity (2/2)
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      62. Chapter 46: Creating a Team Logo
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      63. Chapter 47: I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
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      64. Chapter 48: Interdependent Images
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      65. Chapter 49: SOS: An OD Intervention
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      66. Chapter 50: Improving Team Meetings (1/2)
      67. Chapter 50: Improving Team Meetings (2/2)
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    7. About the Authors

Product information

  • Title: 50 Activities for Team Building, Volume I
  • Author(s): Glenn M. Parker, Richard P. Kropp
  • Release date: January 1992
  • Publisher(s): HRD Press
  • ISBN: 9780874251746