Educators strive to anticipate reactions or outcomes of instruction so that the learning or acquiring of information by others is as pain-free as possible. Leaders also strive to build cohesiveness and trust in groups or teams of employees so that the end goal or task is produced in a timely manner. However, setting the stage or mood for teamwork to occur is one step that needs to be considered for either of those goals to happen. The following paper will review successful structured activities used by the authors in a mid-size southern university.
Rivas, O., & Jones, I. S. (2012). Leadership: Building a team using structured activities. Research in Higher Education Journal, 17. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1064671.pdf
Research in Higher Education Journal