Team Social Contract

Team Social Contracts are a really important way to get teams on the same page. They help build trust and common understanding.

It’s important to come together as a team to discuss what will and won’t work for each team and what behaviours we will and won’t accept as a team. This activity helps build team trust, familiarity and (crucially) individual accountability.

Time: 30 minutes

Team: 2 – 20

Difficulty: Easy

This activity suits small and medium size teams and ensures that we openly set our expectations of one another and then commit to those expectations.


  • Creating new teams
  • Your existing team is having team culture issues / isn’t meshing § Starting a new year (or another regular interval)
  • Starting a new project


Includes your large Team Social Contract Poster and detailed Team Social Contract activity facilitator notes.

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