Effective team building in the workplace relies on a counter-intuitive idea – you need to develop the individual. If a team is to perform then individuals need to contribute their strengths. Team building and specially planned activities not only boost morale of employees, but it can also increase the success of your business. With a strong team, you are able to Facilitates better communication, Motivates employees, Promotes creativity, Develops problem-solving skills and Breaks the barrier. Overall, team building in the workplace enables better communication, better relationships and ultimately increases productivity.
The STAR team model suggests that effective teamwork in the workplace happens when four elements (Strengths, Teamwork, Alignment, and Results) are in place:
Individuals flourish as they use and develop their Strengths
People come together building relationships that result in effective Teamwork
The team leader Aligns the team through effective communication of purpose so that individual strengths combine with teamwork to deliver the teams results
Together everyone achieves more as performance flows and Results that are meaningful and rewarding to the team are achieved