Over the last several years, we have helped many executive and management teams improve how they work together. The most powerful resource we have used is "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team" by Patrick Lencioni.
A question we are often asked is, "What exercises/activities do you have to improve the Five Dysfunctions of a Team?"
You must regularly "slow down to speed up". If you have completed The Five Dysfunctions of a Team workshop, you should continually do the activities from the workbook. I recommend doing so frequently - especially with new team members.
Biannually or at least annually companies can greatly benefit from completing a Five Dysfunctions of a Team workshop. This workshop, which is completed in two days, is the best way to improve team effectiveness. However, you can also use this infographic as a guide to making your team cohesive.
Check out this Five Dysfunctions of a Team Infographic and use it as a guide to improving your team.