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Team-building exercises and activities also provide a wonderful opportunity to bring to life the increasing awareness and interest in 'ethical organizations' . These modern ethical business ideas and concepts of sustainability, 'Fairtrade', corporate social responsibility, the 'triple bottom line', love, compassion, humanity and spirituality, etc., are still not well defined or understood: people are unclear about what it all means for them individually and for the organization as a whole, even though most people are instinctively attracted to the principles. Team exercises and discussions help bring clarity and context to idealistic concepts like ethics and social responsibility far more effectively than reading the theory or trying to assimilate some airy-fairy new mission statement dreamed up by someone at head office and handed down as an edict. Fundamental change has to come from within, with support from above sure, but successful change is ultimately successful because people 'own' it and see it as their change, not something handed down. See for example the Triple Bottom Line exercise.
Don’t let office politics bog you down. Here are 5 tips to help you sail excel