Sometimes in the corporate world, it seems as though there is nothing you can do to get your team on task. You are expecting people to work together under tight deadlines and sometimes people simply do not see eye to eye. But the work still needs to get done and you do not want to hire, nor could you hire people that always get along and always see eye to eye, especially on important aspects of the project. So what can you do?
There are studies that have shown that team events and corporate outings can do wonders for productivity in the office. It turns out that most people want to get along with their co workers, but sometimes they do not because they have a different work ethic or idea of how things need to get done. So instead of letting these things work themselves out, what you do is organize a corporate outing that does a few things.
Out of the office
These events get people out of the office and let them interact in a different environment, often one that does not involve as much pressure or attention to the same sets of details. it allows them to work together in other aspects of life to find common ground and learn that even with their different views on things, there is always a happy medium that can be reached and really help out productivity. There is nothing like getting people to work together, but it is even better when you are doing so organically. You are not forcing people to change the way that they think, but what you are doing is putting them in situations where their strengths can truly show. This is the best way to get people on the same page and make everyone feel like a valued team member.