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The Top 5 Reasons team building activities are a waste of time

Team building ““ the sometimes enjoyed, often feared section of time when a leader tries to make a group of people feel like they all belong to the same thing. This post from Chief Happiness Officer takes a look at five reasons why team building, generally, isn’t worth the time. The first reason, for example, is that team building builds competition, and competition isn’t a very good way of getting people to think together as a group. Competition can also bring out the worst in people ““ good if you want to figure out how someone would be for a new hire, bad if they are already well established in the company and are so aggressive that they make everyone else feel bad.

About Matthew Kabik

Matthew Kabik is the former Editor of Computer Aid’s Accelerating IT Success. He worked at Computer Aid, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 in the Harrisburg offices, where he was a copywriter, swordsman, social media consultant, and trainer before moving into editorial.

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