TITLE

EXTREME TEAMING

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
NAFE Magazine;Fall2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the result of a survey on the corporate activities employed by companies in the U.S. to foster camaraderie and teamwork among employees. The survey, conducted by The Creative Group, found that extreme activities like bungee jumping, team skydiving, a surfing contest and an improvisational comedy class are among the innovative approaches employed by companies to build employee rapport.
ACCESSION #
28812534

 

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