Merging with a company is stressful. There are so many tasks at hand to make sure everything runs smoothly, but something that might not be on the mind of either business is how the employees mesh. Everyone is new, and the employees from each company definitely don’t know who they’re going to work with in the future. Team-building activities, such as improv and game shows, are a perfect Florida corporate event to have so different employees can meet each other.
Working with new people means you must learn how they operate. When merging companies, working together with others is essential for an effective office environment. It breaks down any potential barriers by allowing others to see how co-workers solve problems, and to see what hidden skills they have that wouldn’t usually appear in an office.
Communication a big part of running an efficient business. Team-building games really help when people become reliant on each other to reach a goal in a game. Take the obstacle course, for example. You must work with teammates to reach the end, and if there is no clear communication that team will be left in the dust; a perfect metaphor for a new workplace. The casual games outside of an office can also build trust and bonding.
Team building supports the sense that both companies take great pride in caring for their employees. A merger can make people feel like they’ve lost importance. Hosting a team-building event shows their needs are being looked after — which is motivating. The motivation can lead to employees feeling better about investing time into the new company, especially because team-building builds new relationships as well. New relationships create excitement for coming into work each and every day to see their colleagues!
A lot of team-building exercises require quick decision-making. Working together with others to reach a goal as fast as possible can transfer to real-world office situations, too! Deadlines are plentiful in an office, so this technique will really get people collaborating for the common good of success.
Two companies merging is the perfect time to host a Florida corporate event full of team-building. What better way to introduce employees than a couple of fun games? Call 407-955-4949 or go online to receive a quote today.