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30. Lost at Sea

An Overview of "Lost at Sea"

"Lost at Sea" is a classic training team exercise in which players put themselves in the position of being on a lifeboat in the Pacific Ocean and have to make a ranking list of items that they have salvaged from their ship. By comparing individual and team lists with the list of the experts, groups can explore the merits of individual decisions with team decisions.

Aims of this Teambuilder

The 3 aims of "Lost at Sea" are:
To explore the difference between individual and team decisions
To experience how to work with others in coming to team decisions
To practise using influence, persuasion, and reasoning with others.

How to Use this Teambuilder

Like all the training team exercises, "Lost at Sea" provides you with a comprehensive guide to using this exercise on any teambuilding event. The Teambuilder will show you how to prepare, how to introduce the exercise, how to run it with possible variations and alternatives, and how to debrief and lead a post-exercise discussion.

"Lost at Sea" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: Lost at Sea Task
Worksheet 02: Lost at Sea Scoring
Worksheet 03: Lost at Sea - Experts' Views
Worksheet: Self-Assessment
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix 01: Team Morale

Complementary Products

You can find other training team exercises in the MTL E-Manuals and MTL 1daycourseplans series. You can also collect other Teambuilders such as The Nine Dots and Moon Landing or download the complete set of 40 Teambuilders as a MTL Bumper Bundle. 

Price of this product: £12.95

Delivery Method:
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