Team building is one of many strategies used to facilitate organisational development. The concept is used to explain the attempts of any organisation to develop and to enhance collaboration between its employees. Societies have become more dynamic and as a result, the work environment has become characterised by people of diverse personality types and cultural backgrounds. Individuals in organisations are challenged on a day-to-day basis to master the art of working with people they may have nothing in common with. In order to maximise their own productivity and by extension, that of the organisation it is essential that individuals in an organisation feel adequately equipped to work with the people in their respective organisations.