Helps with: Collaboration, Decision-Making Why decision making is important for problem solving: Making decisions isn’t easy, but indecision leads to team paralysis, stagnant thinking, and unsolved problems.
Decision-making activities help your team practice making quick, effective choices. over a balcony) and see whose carrier protects the egg from breaking. If multiple eggs survive, keep increasing the height until only one egg is left.
Separate them into teams of 4-5 and have them select a leader to guide their exploration.
Each team must build a shelter from the materials provided before the storm hits in 30 minutes.
Give them either 30 minutes or 1 hour to find the key using the clues hidden around the room.
Helps with: Decision Making, Adaptability What You’ll Need: Instructions: Picture this: Your employees are Arctic explorers adventuring across an icy tundra!A company or team’s success weighs heavily on the willingness of managers to help employees improve their problem solving abilities.Team building activities targeting focus areas like communication and collaboration, adaptability, or strengthening decision-making techniques help.From blindfolds to raw eggs, these problem solving team building activities will have your team solving problems faster than Scooby and the gang.Helps with: Adaptability Why adaptability is important for problem solving: Adaptability is highly associated with cognitive diversity, which helps teams solve problems faster, according to the Harvard Business Review.The goal of the game is to have everyone agree on the 10 items and their ranking in 30 minutes. They must figure out how to communicate the size, color, and shape of the original structure to their team. If this is too easy, add a rule that the member who can see the original structure can't touch the new structure.Helps with: Collaboration What You’ll Need: Instructions: The goal of this exercise is to solve the clues, find the key, and escape a locked room within the time allotted. Gather the team into the empty room and "lock" the door.Train your team’s decision making muscle and they will become more adept at problem solving. Each team gets an egg and must select from the construction materials. Give everyone 20-30 minutes to construct a carrier for the egg and protect it from breaking. Helps with: Communication, Decision Making Why communication is important for problem solving: More employees work remotely than ever before.Good communication skills are vital to solving problems across increasingly virtual teams.Working on communication skills while your team is together will help them better solve problems when they’re apart.What You’ll Need: Here's the setting: Your team has been stranded in the office.