Team spirit gets a huge lift just by taking some coffee breaks with the team. A successful working environment requires chatting and small talk, since it improves trust and makes working much more efficient.
The value of ideas and innovations is often side railed, since the management makes decisions based on the great presentations and a business cases built on wild assumptions and wishful thinking.
Retrospectives Are Vital to Product Development Teams – Are Boozy Staff Development Days Good Enough for Others?
Agile product development teams typically hold a retrospective a couple of times a month, looking at ways to improve their practices. This practice is one of the foundations of agile product development and aims to improve team performance.