Team Outings

Team outings can be a great way to acknowledge everyone’s efforts on the team. A team outing can be as fancy as an off-site multiple-day meeting in some exotic location, or as simple as a backyard cookout. Team outings can have several benefits:

•   Employees feel appreciated, and if the families are invited, they feel appreciated as well.

•   The employees get to know the manager and other employees on a different level.

•   It’s nice to have fun with the team members outside the work place.

•   A sense of family, or connection, can be made.

In planning a team outing, there are aspects a manager needs to consider carefully:

•   What are the objectives of the outing?

•   Should it be employees only or their families as well?

•   What ...

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