Oktoberfest – learn to know your colleagues

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Your team has decided to participate in the legendary Oktoberfest in Munich. This is a story of your travels to Germany. The exercise consists of 15 short cases along the way. In each case, you need to solve who in your team would be the best person to solve the case at hand. After each case, there will be a facilitated discussion where the choices are explained and others’ views are heard.

Glue your team together

This game helps in understanding your colleagues and especially their preferences regarding different kinds of work tasks. The simulation creates mutual understanding and empowers better team performance and self-guidance.

The essence of this scenario consists of different factors affecting team work, including concentration, creativity, leadership, negotiation, and performing. Oktoberfest frees the mind of the work roles and provides an opportunity for discussion on hidden strengths and different roles at work and at spare time.

For whom

Teams of 3-15 persons working together. The scenario promotes team cooperation. Also suits temporary teams, project teams, and remote teams.

Objectives

  • Create mutual understanding on team members’ preferences
  • Bring out hidden talents of team members
  • Make visible the current practices and roles in the team
  • Increase the effectiveness of team actions through mutual understanding

Duration

15 cases to solve, duration about 1,5-2,5 hours, additionally a separate feedback session (1-2 hours) if desired.