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Everything you need to create effective and cohesive teams When it comes to delivering team training, here''s the only resource you''ll ever need! Fenman''s box set, The A to Z of Teams, is a collection of five superb training resources that are designed to give you a solution to meet every team training need. Resource 1: Indoor and Outdoor Team Development The 20 tried and tested activities in this remarkable resource are all selectable by location, learning need and equipment available. Resource 2: Team Triumphs Where quality and speed are paramount in your training, you''ll be able to utilise the 20 short, powerful activities. Resource 3: The Team Working Activity Pack Show team members how they interact with each other when working under pressure. Resource 4: Teams in Action 22 tried and tested training activities that take an intelligent approach to developing team skills. Resource 5: Winning Teams Turn successful teams into WINNING teams with the 28 activities in this pack. Contents for Indoor and Outdoor Team Development SECTION ONE: IN THE TRAINING ROOM 1. It's in the envelope Working in small teams, the participants are encouraged to explore the key issue of problem solving and the importance of adequate planning as part of this process. Casting one member of each team as an observer it also introduces participants to receiving feedback on their performance. 2. Deal me in This practical activity looks at some of the different communication patterns that people use and encourages participants to consider their relative impact on the effectiveness of team members. 3. We speak the same language The increasingly important issue of cultural diversity and its implications for managing multinational teams is explored in some detail. Participants are assigned roles for a group discussion and, through these, explore the communication issues that can arise when working in a multinational team. 4. Diagram An exercise in communication, this activity examines different ways to convey information and the importance of fitting the method used to the situation. Participants are encouraged to consider the effectiveness of different methods of communication and asked to analyse actual situations from their workplace. 5. Space station A practical activity investigating the effects of the roles people play in their organisations and how these can help, or hinder, the development of fully functioning work groups. SECTION TWO: IN THE CAR PARK 6. Tepee A practical challenge (to build a tepee) helps participants explore what makes an effective team and how team members can most effectively work together to ensure a successful outcome. 7. What did you say? The importance of making communication as precise and clear as possible, the point of view of both the receiver and the deliverer, is explored in this activity. Unless they are precise in their communication, participants are unlikely to be able to complete their tasks. Role-play situations then help the participants practise precise language skills and explore the application of these skills to the workplace. 8. A knotty problem By exploring how easy it is for communication to become distorted, and the steps needed in order to avoid confusion, this activity helps participants to consider how distortion of communication can affect the working environment. 9. Dots and sticks Two short, practical exercises enable the participants to experience a variety of creative problem-solving methods and to explore other creative techniques used in management. Participants are encouraged to apply these new techniques to a current situation in their workplace. 10. Team expression This activity explores the idea of team vision and its importance for a smoothly functioning team. Participants are asked to create strategies to develop a stronger team vision for the teams they are involved with in the workplace. SECTION THREE: IN THE HOTEL GROUNDS 11. Melt down The issue of motivation in teams and how teams ca

Everything you need to create effective and cohesive teams When it comes to delivering team training, here''s the only resource you''ll ever need! Fenman''s box set, The A to Z of Teams, is a collection of five superb training resources that are designed to give you a solution to meet every team training need. Resource 1: Indoor and Outdoor Team Development The 20 tried and tested activities in...

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