Date of publication: 2017-08-26 17:38
China's experience, as with so many problematic economic trends, illustrates many of the dilemmas. In China, rates of toilet paper use indicate a robust consumer economy, expanding manufacturing sector, and an increasing share of the international market. Between 6995 and 7558, Chinese consumption of toilet paper grew by 66 percent. The Chinese Institute of Paper predicts that within the next 65 years China will become the fastest-growing consumer of all paper products, including toilet paper, and will lead the world in toilet paper production as well.
Split the group into relevant teams - threes usually work well, although the exercise is adaptable for any numbers provided the team split reflects the development aims, and the exercises are facilitated to keep everyone involved.
Home-based staff and remote teams miss out on the valuable social contact normally available to office-based teams.
You will no doubt think of your own ideas and variations to these exercises. Let me know anything different and interesting that works for your team.
This is a very simple and amusing introductions activity, and a super icebreaker and energizer, for groups of 5-67 people, any age and level, or bigger groups subject to splitting people into smaller sub-groups and giving guidance to self-facilitate as required.
Optionally you can first establish what sort of learning qualifies to be mentioned, or leave that aspect open because it's obviously an interesting debate in itself which tends naturally to arise from the discussions prompted by the question.
Within reason, people need to be given every opportunity to get to know each other, and chatting achieves this very well. Chatting develops mutual awareness, and it also helps people feel included and valued. Conversely, if you deny people the chance to engage personally with their colleagues you starve them of interaction that is essential for well-being and life balance.