Developing trust

This exercise will help you enhance your social capital, improve your working environment and learn management skills based on trust whether it is in a department, between co-workers or in the board room.

  1. Spread out the Dialoogle cards.
  2. Ask the participants to pair up. Ask them to find a card each that describes a specific manager, employee, or co-worker that they trust at work. Decide in the group whether the chosen people should be anonymous.
  3. Ask the participants to present the card to their partner and relate the picture on the card to the traits and actions of the chosen individual.
  4. Ask the participants to form new pairs and make the same presentation. Repeat this with new pairs again and again, as long as there is time.
  5. Spread out the cards again.
  6. Ask the pairs from last round of presentations to find a new card that illustrates an action they could take personally to create more trust in the department/among the participants.
  7. Divide the participants into 3-5 groups. Have them share their ideas within the group.
  8. Ask each group to choose the best idea.
  9. When every group has chosen, they present their idea to the rest of the participants. Ask them to place the picture cards representing their idea on a row one meter apart.
  10. Ask each participant to stand by the idea that they want to develop. The ideas with the most support will be developed and applied, either in groups or in plenum.
  11. Make the participants decide WHO does WHAT WHEN?

In small groups of 2-3 persons, you can ask the participants to begin by doing the exercise by themselves.



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