Ch 2: Increasing Team Cohesion in the Workplace

About This Chapter

Use these short text and video lessons to train your employees in methods of improving team cohesion and building communication skills. These lessons include team building exercises that your employees can participate in during their training sessions.

Increasing Team Cohesion in the Workplace - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons explore the stages of team development, how to keep teams functioning and communication methods. They also describe various team building exercises, such as the stereotype party and two truths and a lie. These lessons look at topics including:

  • Ways to promote cohesion among team members
  • The team building process
  • Everyday team building
  • Communicating in teams

These lessons are short, about five to ten minutes long, and can be viewed individually or sequentially. Your employees can watch alone, on their computer, tablet or smartphone, or in a group training session that promotes discussion. Every lesson includes a quiz that goes over important points, and there is an exam at the end of the chapter.

How It Helps

  • Provides team building exercises: This chapter includes activities to promote teamwork and build relationships that can be used in a corporate training program.
  • Emphasizes team development: Learning about the stages of team development and how to work through the process will enable your team leaders and members to understand what it entails.
  • Promotes communication: Through these short lessons, employees can absorb the listening, questioning and feedback skills needed in an efficient, effective team.
  • Offers tips for implementation: Team leaders and team members should understand that team building is a daily exercise. Our instructors offer tips to keep the process on track.

Skills Covered

After completing these corporate training lessons, employees should be able to:

  • Explain how to build cohesion in the group
  • Describe stages of team development
  • Engage in team building exercises
  • Demonstrate team building skills on a daily basis
  • Communicate with their team members

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