an approach toward leadership growth and team-building wherein workers are taken to an outdoor locale, like a place of wilderness, and shown with a sequence of physical tests which they must surpass as a group or as individuals. Then, engaged parties talk about what they acquired about themselves, other people, and working as a team, and how they can employ what they have acquired back at their place of work. Even though outside training programs are well-known, there is not enough research to form conclusions about their efficacy.

OUTDOOR TRAINING PROGRAM: "Outdoor training programs are vital to the continued success and readiness of police officers."
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