A corporate employee will vouch for the fact as to how important outdoor team building activities are for lifting team spirits, connecting with fellow workers and generally for creating a bonhomie in a place which is teeming with company politics and a general sense of competition. It, thus, becomes very important to do something together as a team and develop a sense of teamwork while being at a neutral place so as to shed all inhibitions and work towards developing a kinship with each other. This will further help in the general improvement of the work environment and comradery between workers and helps increase productivity at work.
These corporate outings are not only great stress busters but help in bringing people together. These activities help develop an understanding at a non-formal level and building great rapport at work, thus improving employee morale and productivity. There are many city hotels and resorts in and around the area which gives amazing offers for corporate team outings. They also incorporate activities and games based on the HR need for the company and make space available exclusively for corporate events.
There are many kinds of activities that can be planned based on how big or small the team is. There are adventure based, theme based, sport based activities which can be organised outdoors as well as indoors. There are several games like the Spider Web, Acid Walk, Angry Birds, gutter ball, paintball, etc. that can be played at the resort itself. There are theme-based games like the Jungle Safari, Olympic Sports, raft building, blindfold tent pitching, and transporting things etc. that are more nature based and outdoorsy and encourages employees to work in cooperation with each other. Obstacles, constructions are few of other high involvement activities which test a team’s spirit and comraderies and builds long lasting friendships in the corporate world, improving overall company environment and productivity.
Here are a few games explained in details: