From the Back Cover
Just because your team doesnt have the time or the budget to embark on a full-scale training program doesnt mean you have to abandon the idea of team-building exercises altogether. Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers presents 50 fun, practical exercises to choose from, and you dont need any special facilities, expensive products, or previous training experience to get great resultsin minutes! These great activities will help you:
Build new teams and help teams assimilate new members
Deal with change
Recognize individual efforts and team accomplishments
Find creative ways to work together and solve problems
Increase and improve communication
Leverage diversity and individual differences to meet team goals
Keep competition healthy and productive
Whether youre a rookie manager or a veteran, youll build great teams with these simple and engaging exercises!
Should be on the bookshelf of every business manager.Extremely well done!
William A Jackson, Division Manager, Ethicon Endo-surgery, a division of Johnson & Johnson
I particularly love the practical how to tips and examples that virtually guarantee a successful, fun team-building experience."
Kim Detiveaux, "Big 4" Senior Manager
A confidence builder for both the new and experienced manager.
Mary Sue Findley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, 5/3 Bank
"What a great tool for managers and HR professionalsthe activities are unique, interesting, and provide valuable insight into team dynamics."
About the Author
Brian Cole MILLER is the owner of Working Solutions, a management and training consultant firm whose clients include Nationwide Insurance, Mailboxes Etc., and Burger King. He is former director of training and development at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.