Friday, January 25, 2008

Happy Hour and Teambuilding?

Just about any event can be tagged as a team building event. But does this mean the event contributed to building the team? On Cheri Baker's blog "The Enlightened Manager," the HR & Organizational Development professional talks about this highly debated subject of -- what is team building?

Cheri brought up some interesting scenarios. How many of us have purchased pizza and thought it would serve as a team building event? Well, we were half right. See what Cheri's says:

What's not. A pizza party alone is not team building.

What is. A pizza party coupled with a discussion about "how good are we at giving and receiving feedback in this group?" can be team building.

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