Companies are noted to move from being competitive to workplaces that are geared on collaboration and co-operation between the staff. The company success depends on the ability of the employees to work together. Thus, companies have made it mandatory for the employees to undergo team building activities in order to ensure they are able to relate with each other at the place of work and attain the desire results set by the company. Research has indicated there are benefits that are realized by the staff going for team building. While working as a team the employees are guided to ensure they are able to rely on each other at the field, this is translated to the workplace where the employees are expected and trained to ensure they are able to rely on each other to achieve the best results at work, the activities are done in an efficient manner and reduction of duplication of work. There is a tendency of the employees preferring to hide behind others in order not to be responsible for different work related actions, but by empowering the employees to be outspoken allows the work place to realize some progress.
During team building, the employees are expected to compete on different sports and the team that is noted to win is encouraged to proceed to other activities. By winning different team building exercises the employees are encouraged to carry on the same spirit at the workplace. By allowing the teams to work together the employees are given an opportunity to learn each other strengths and weakness and know how to grow together in order to develop as a team. The objective of relating among the employees is not only to identify the weakness and strengths but also the willingness to help each other to develop and improve on the weaknesses.
Team building identified to increase creativity among the employees; the staff is expected to come up with creative opinions in order to deal with the underlying issues during the activities. The employees who are noted to come up with solutions often are the ones during normal working shifts be able to come up with solutions. It is important to highlight the management often takes the team building activities as an opportunity to positively reinforce the team and recommend some of the hard work of some employees to encourage the other employees. Communication is one of the key benefits that is identified by the employees upon going to the team work activity.