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Team Review Workshop Step 3

Team Review Workshop & Dotmocracy

Team Review Workshop is an activity ready-made for any team meeting. It helps you build a shared understanding within a team about what is working well, areas in need of improvement and areas of opportunity. There is very little facilitation involved as it is easy for people to grasp what they have to do and why they are doing it. A great stimulator of conversation within the group.

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The Trading Game - Diagram of Shapes

The Trading Game

The Trading Game is a team building workshop that simulates the negotiating activities that may need to take place between different departments or organisations in the setting up of joint ventures.

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Freudian Walk Active Listening

The Freudian Walk

The Freudian Walk is an activity that helps teach the art of active listening. It can be used during a conflict resolution process or simply as an icebreaker.

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Stakeholder Map Example Relationships

Stakeholder Mapping

Stakeholder Mapping is a graphical illustration of how your stakeholders feel towards your change project or program. It helps you to identify who you need to influence and what action you need to take. It’s one of the most powerful change management processes on WorkshopBank and a must-do activity for any project manager.​

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Fishbone Diagram Final Analysis

Fishbone Diagram

The Fishbone Diagram (also known as the Ishikawa diagram) is used to identify all the factors that have an impact on your problem. It is primarily an issue analysis technique but it also has a motivational and team building effect on participants as they go through the process. There’s nothing like building a shared understanding of a tricky problem to unite a team.

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The Relationship Triangle

The Relationship Triangle is a high-impact facilitated discussion that shows how critically important personal relationships are within the team before they can consistently achieve the results they desire. If you’re looking for team building activities this is a great one as most people believe their relationship within a team is stronger than it often is. Or they don’t view the quality of their relationships as important.

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Thomas Killman When To Use Different Styles

Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument Workshop

The Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument is one of the most effective conflict management strategies I’ve seen. It is also known as the Conflict Resolution Inventory. It is based on a model of conflict modes, which enables an analysis of individual styles in particular situations. Individuals can identify their primary style, and assess the productiveness of that style in the various situations that they encounter. They then have the choice to continue with that style, or to adopt others if they are more appropriate.

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The Team Evolution Curve

The Team Evolution Curve

Team Evolution Curve is a facilitated discussion you can use with your team about where they are now and what they need to do to evolve. If your goal is to become a high performing team then this tool will help you get there by helping participants see what it is they need to improve.

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Five Whys - Root Cause Analysis

5 Whys Root Cause Analysis

5 Whys is a root cause analysis tool for helping teams quickly get to causes of an issue before developing solutions. It’s a great team-builder because the group buys-in to the *real* problems as they surface during the process.

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Culture Triangle

Culture Triangle

Culture Triangle is a motivational activity that helps teams or organizations understand each other better in order to improve collaboration between their units. This team building activity achieves its objective by talking about, and getting behind, the stereotypes that professionals from different areas hold about each other.

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Radio Station Icebreaker On Air Sign

The Radio Station

The Radio Station is an icebreaker where you aim to get your participants to think about group criteria instead of personal interests. The icebreaker comprises of two parts and it’s important each set of instructions for both parts is handed to the Participants separately.

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After Action Review

After Action Review (AAR)

The After Action Review (AAR) is a simple and highly effective way to create a project report. It’s ideal when you need to unpick what really happened in a project and build learning to drive improvement.

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WorkshopBank How Well Do We Know Each Other Icebreaker

How Well Do We Know Each Other?

Fun icebreakers are the lifeblood of any successful workshop. How Well Do We Know Each Other gets the group working together very quickly as well as having a few laughs. Participants have the opportunity to be a creative as well as show off about themselves. Some cultures might find the showing off part a little off-putting but don’t we all ​need an opportunity to brag a little every now and then? Personally I think it’s good for the soul to allow yourself to be impressed by others achievements.​

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WorkshopBank Team Role Development Completed Chart

Team Role Development

The core aim of Team Role Development is to build relationships between team members of the same team or between multiple team units. The process achieves its objectives by identifying and building synergies between different role types to improve cohesion and efficiency.

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