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Team Dynamics Workshop Activities

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Group Contract for Trust, Creativity & High Performance

Whether your group has already established its dynamics or is working together for the first time, creating a group contract enables people to mindfully ground their behaviours in inclusivity and respect, and promote psychological safety. These dynamics encourage trust, confidence, and inspiration–which in turn build engagement, encourage creativity, and result in wellbeing and success for all.

Thiagi Group


Participants work individually, thinking about three teams and the behaviors of desirable teammates and undesirable teammates. Later, they work with a partner (and still later, in teams) to prepare a list of dos and don'ts for being a desirable teammate.

Thiagi Group


n a reflective teamwork activity (RTA), the process and the content merge with each other. Participants work through an activity and use the outcomes to evaluate the process they used. Here's an RTA that explores challenges associated with losing and gaining team members in the midst of a project.

Thiagi Group

Group Development Stage Directions

Different teams receive envelopes labeled with the names of different stages in the development of a team. Participants brainstorm guidelines for facilitating a team at a specific stage, record the guidelines on a card, and place the card inside the appropriate envelope. Teams rotate the envelopes and generate guideline cards for other stages in the life cycle of a team. During the evaluation round, team members comparatively score the guideline cards generated by other teams.

Le « World Café » : règles du jeu

Le « World Café » est un processus créatif qui vise à faciliter le dialogue constructif et le partage de connaissances et d’idées, en vue de créer un réseau d’échanges et d’actions. Ce processus reproduit l’ambiance d’un café dans lequel les participants débattent d’une question ou d’un sujet en petits groupes autour de tables.