To deliver a dynamic learning activity that illustrates the value of effective communication,
skillful planning, leadership roles, coaching and success through team process.
The Electric Maze® is an electronically programmable innovative activity that challenges
teams to find a successful path without triggering an alarm. Activities using the Electric
Maze can be completed in about an hour and clearly demonstrate the importance of the
skills essential to an organization’s success.
The maze is a highly-motivating learning device that
consists of a grid and a control module. The grid is a
flexible carpeted mat that is divided into 54 squares. Some
squares have a pressure-sensitive switch. If the square is
activated, and if someone steps on it, the maze alarm
Team members are divided up into management roles (Top Managers, Middle Managers, and Group Members) and are asked to navigate various "maps" using only verbal directions and a specified time frame, without triggering the alarms.
What Is The
You can use the maze for both individual and group
development. The three T’s of maze usage are training,
teambuilding, and testing.
Training activities with the maze help participants to learn
interpersonal principles and procedures. Learning through
the maze permits participants to actually experience
abstract concepts like leadership, trust, synergy,
empowerment, and dependency. It also encourages
participants to experiment with such procedures as
collaborative planning, giving and receiving feedback, and