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Team Building Exercise: Matching Values

Team Building Exercise: Matching Values
Exercises, Team Building, Stress Management

Article Rating:::: 180 Ratings :::: Thursday, February 26, 2009


The purpose of this team building exercise is to recognise similar values within the team and understand the importance of matching values in reducing stress at work place.

This activity is suitable for delegates from the same organization who work together at least some of the time.


Participants to identify similar values within their organisation.

What You Need

  • A copy of the worksheet for each participants provided below.


  • Each delegate is given a copy of the worksheet and is expected to fill it in individually in 5 minutes.
  • After everyone has finished filling the worksheet, divide the group into sub groups of 2 to 3 people. Delegates can compare and discuss their responses with their team members.
  • Bring the group back together and ask one volunteer to identify similar responses from all the participants.


Explaining the Test: 5 minutes.

Activity: 15 minutes

Group Feedback: 10 minutes.


Discuss with the participants that recognising shared values is the first step towards creating a relaxed, stress-free and productive work place. Ask the delegates if they felt more at ease and relaxed when they realised that they shared the same values with their colleagues.




Complete the following sentences:


1. The manager’s role in our team is_______________________________


2. In our team, we are aiming for_____________________________________


3. We help each other by____________________________________


4. When in need of support, we_____________________________________


5. We cope with stress by_____________________________________


6. When satisfied with our work, the atmosphere in the team is____________


7. When there is a conflict, we_____________________________________

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