Every Monday morning, when the alarm signals the arrival of yet another work week, many employees roll out of bed with a sense of dread. Whether their dread is due to interpersonal issues with co-workers, the repetition of mundane tasks, or the amount of workload waiting to be done, this is not an ideal way to start the week.
If you were a fan of the show The Office, you probably know that one of Michael Scott’s key tactics in boosting team morale was to throw a party. The parties would often range from hilariously awkward to inspiring and amazing, but they always seemed to succeed in bringing everyone together not only as a team, but also as friends. This is a great tactic in boosting company morale, and since Christmas is coming, there is no better time to get your staff together for a party than the present!
Every people group in the world has a distinct culture that sets them apart from everyone else. Each cultural group is united by a specific set of beliefs, values, and norms which are usually expressed through art, language, dress and food. The same can be said for businesses and organizations.
Team building is a common practice among students, professionals and companies. Everyone knows that teamwork is a crucial component in establishing an efficient workflow, yet there are times when team members don’t see eye to eye.
In the world that we live in today, being in business is about more than acquiring wealth or a name for yourself; it’s also about demonstrating that your company cares about what is happening in the world around it. In the most basic sense, this is what we call corporate social responsibility (CSR).