Teamwork: Get to Know Your Team
Teams are important to every organization, and the number of submissions received for this topic (more than twenty) is proof enough for that statement. Because there were so many submissions, we decided to organize the ones we used into two groups and two chapters. The group of activities in this chapter addresses ways to help team members get to know each. The second set of team activities (to help participants address the challenges they face) is in the next chapter.
Clarifying backgrounds, exploring the likes and dislikes of team members—while at the same time improving team member skills—helps teams be more effective and efficient. Knowing who to depend on for what tasks or who has the knowledge, ...