It is true that a company’s success is dependent on the efforts of the people who work on the particular tasks together. So the important point is to realize the kind of environment that will enhance the performance of your employees and ways in which they can get connected with each other to build a rapport among themselves.
Follow the below mentioned tips to encourage team building at work place and build a spirit to work together among them.
Promote social events at the work place like music concerts, movies, shows or plays. Apart from the office area, create a culture which enables people to meet while spending time to relax together and discuss about their lives and other social topics. Other than that, you can also organize events at your firm every month or every two weeks so that everyone gets a chance to involve in not just working but also having fun and enjoyment together.
Rewards Team Projects
Individual achievements are earnestly recognized but people should also be recognized as a team and rewarded for their group efforts. Presenting the win as achievement of the entire team will encourage employees to participate in group works from the next time. Don’t forget to gratify the people who went out of the way in the process of achieving the resultant win.
Involve Every Employee
In every day events as well as on special days, make it a point to involve each person on your team in everyday activities such as conversations over tea in the break or eating lunch together. Every business starts from a low with very few employees at the pioneering stage. Keep in mind, valuing every employee after reaching the top is equally important as it was at the initiation.
Feedback from All
Before your customers, your prior feedback system should be the people working in your team. Keep an environment where your team members are free to speak about the changes or improvements they have in mind for your system of operations. The people responsible for the final product should have complete freedom to brain storm about turning it into “the best!”
The spirit at the core of the members forming the team determines the vibe of the team and hence its performance. Therefore, the selection of the team should rather be individually examined than following a formal selection set of steps. Observe the responses of every person and see if he is a team player or not. A person cannot adapt to your work culture will hardly add up to its improvement.
No person can be forced to work in a particular system, but if a healthy environment is created and maintained at the work place where everyone has freedom of communication and operation, the outputs will surely peak within no time!
– Namita Patil