Teamwork and Teamplay: Games and Activities for Building and Training Teams

Author: Glenn M. Parker Sivasailam Thiagarajan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Category: Industrial Or Vocational Training, Industrial Or Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship, Management & Management Techniques, Management: Leadership & Motivation, Personnel & Human Resources Management
Book Format: Paperback

Two training legends offer you a definitive team sourcebook! The world's two best-known team-building facilitators bring you over thirty-five cutting-edge activities. You'll turn to this treasury of hassle-free, sure-fire games, exercises, and simulations time and time again. In keeping with the tradition of continuous learning about teamwork, Thiagi and Parker have hit a home run. Teamwork and Teamplay is a must-have for every training bookshelf. --Harvey A. Robbins, co-author, Why Teams Don't Work I can think of forty reasons to buy this book: thirty-eight games and activities, each a gem--plus two of the best writers in the training business. I am truly impressed at how well each activity is designed and how easy the rules are to understand. --Steve Sugar, author, Games That Teach; president, The Game Group The game formats are varied: some short, some long; some icebreakers, some closers; and much more! A game selection matrix enables you to find a game that suits your situation. Plus, training legends Thiagi and Parker share with you their proven insights on effective teamwork and facilitation.

Table Of Contents
Introduction; About the Authors; Balloonatics: A Not-So-Serious Assessment Activity; Boxed In: An Opening Activity; Building Bridges: Creating Effective Stakeholder Relationships; Censorship: Exploring Cooperation and Competition; Controversy: Discussing Sensitive Topics; Defining Moment: An Ethical Decision-Making Activity; Escape from Gilligan's Island: A Conensus-Building Exercise; ET: Exploring Characteristics of Effective Teams; Free Cash: A Cash Game to Explore Trust; Help!: A Quick Simulation Activity; How Do You Like Your Recognition? A Self-Assessment; Metcalfe: A Large Group Team-Building Activity; Our Team: Learning the Stages of Team Development; Quotes from Experts: An Inter-Team Contest; Real Virtual: A Simulation Game; SDLT: A Self-Directed Learning Team Activity; Situation Analysis: A Problem-Solving Activity; Sleepless in Seattle: An Inter-Goup Team Game; Slogans: An Intact Team Icebreaker; Stages: Reviewing the Team-Development Process; Team Bingo: An Educational Activity; Team Contest: An Idea-Generation Challenge; Team Game Show: A Competitive Activity; Team Hats: A Closing Activity; Team Leader: Identifying Desirable Characteristics of Leaders; Team Norms: Exploring Relationships Among Ground Rules; Team Quotes: An Introductory Activity; Team Rewards: A Conesus Activity; Team Values: Clarifying Application Opportunities; The Values Continuum: A Team-Assessment Tool; Two-Hour Team Building: A Quick and Effective Intervention; What's My Line?: A Role-Clarification Activity; The Wine List: An Introductory Activity; Words to Team By: A Different Kind of Assessment Tool; Your Blank Team: An Assessment Activity; Your Tarot Team: A Quick Team Assessment; Zero Sum?: A Cross-Team Collaboration Game; Topical Index of Games and Activities; Activities and Games: Primary Use; Activities and Games: Time and Participants.
About Sivasailam Thiagarajan
SIVASAILAM THIAGARAJAN is president of Workshops by Thiagi, a consulting and training company. He is also the editor of the Thiagi GameLetter, a newsletter that deals with training games and activities. GLENN PARKER ----author of Team Players and Teamwork, among other best--selling books----is president of Glenn M. Parker & Associates, a training and consulting firm that works with organizations to create and sustain high--performing team--based systems.

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Barcode # 9780787947910
Brand John Wiley & Sons Inc
Artist / Author Glenn M. Parker Sivasailam Thiagarajan
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