Ice Breakers

The big book of presentation games : wake-em-up tricks, ice breakers, & other fun stuff / John W. Newstrom, Edward E. Scannell. New York : AMACOM, c2004

  Nashville Library  Call #:  658.45 N5589b   

Group Games

Great group games : 175 boredom-busting, zero-prep team builders for all ages / Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor. Minneapolis, MN : Search Institute, c2007 225 p. Whether it's the kick-off of an event, a 20-minute gap between functions, or an all-day or multiday retreat, this sourcebook suggests a wide array of solutions for keeping young people upbeat, engaged, and unified. Offering icebreakers,“ straight-up” games, and reflection activities, the book provides instructions for staging meaningful, fun interactions that encourage participants to think. Games are organized in sections identifying various stages of group-building, ranging from establishing foundational relationships and building upon them to transitions and celebrations. Among the games included are: Change Over— turn a tarp completely over while always remaining on the tarp; Common Ground— "Which team has the most in common?"; and You're a Star— team members guess whose celebrity name is on their backs. Details on timing and supplies are also featured for each activity.

  Nashville Library  Call #:  790.15 R144g 

Quick teambuilding activities for busy managers : 50 exercises that get results in just 15 minutes / Brian Cole Miller. New York : AMACOM, c2004. Just because your team doesn't have the time or the budget to embark on a full-scale training program doesn't mean you have to abandon the idea of team-building exercises altogether. Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers presents 50 fun, practical exercises to choose from, and you don't need any special facilities, expensive products, or previous training experience to get great results -- in minutes! Book jacket.

  Nashville Library  Call #:  658.402 M6473q 

More quick team-building activities for busy managers : 50 new exercises that get results in just 15 minutes / Brian Cole Miller. New York : AMACOM/American Management Association, c2007

  Nashville Library  Call #:  658.4022 M6473m  

Other Training

50 creative training closers / collected and edited by Bob Pike and Lynn Solem. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer ; Minneapolis, MN : Creative Training Techniques Press, c1997

  Nashville Library  Call #:  658.3124 P636f 

58 1/2 ways to improvise in training : improvisation games and activities for workshops, courses and team meetings / Paul Z. Jackson. Carmarthen, Wales ; Williston, VT : Crown House, c2003

  Nashville Library  Call #:  658.3124 J137f 

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