Belbin® Resources

Articles

A selection of articles from leading journals and magazines where Belbin has been featured.

The Way Forward for Innovation Teams

Nel Mostert from The Netherlands outlines why Belbin in the way forward for Innovation Teams in the Journal of Creativity and Business Innovation.

 

 

 

When 4 worlds collide

Talan Miller blends Team Role theory, Tuckman’s model, Situational Leadership and neuroscience to show how leadership changes as a team develops. Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, May 2014

 

 

 

 

Rob Groen's Team Exercise

Rob Groen demonstrates how to help team members appreciate the importance of diversity in a successful team - Over the years I have developed a number of teambuilding games and exercises. The Crisis Team Exercise is my unrivalled favourite and has proven to be a real eye-opener; its effectiveness is obvious in the discussions it triggers among the participants. Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, December 2006

 

 

 

A beautiful mind - Edge Interview

Meredith Belbin’s pioneering insights into the make-up of effective teams took the world of work by storm in the 1970s. Thirty years on, for all the competition, Belbin’s team profiles remain as popular as ever. Jane Lewis went to meet the grandfather of modern psychometrics. Taken with kind permission from Edge Magazine, June 2006

 

 

 

Team Weaver - People Management Interview

Meredith Belbin’s explanation of how teams work has stood the test of time and spread across the globe. Michael Costello interviews the thinker who showed us the roles we take. Taken with kind permission from People Management 27th January 2011

 

 

 

Design Innovation and the Team

Good design brings commercial success. The statement would be endorsed by many...my experience regrettably leads me to the words of the song: ... it ain't necessarily so. Written by Meredith Belbin. Reproduced with kind permission from The Design Management Institute.

 

 

 

A little bit me, a little bit you

Victoria Brown explains that by analysing how individuals work in pairs, more effective and productive working relationships can be formed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the Blog

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25 Jul 2017

Belbin and Tuckman: Supporting your team at every stage

Tuckman studied teams from formation to completion and identified crucial stages in a team’s life cycle. Belbin’s observations of teams uncovered nine Team Roles. So how do the two fit together?

18 Jul 2017

Belbin Game of Thrones

Game Of Thrones devotees in our office have been debating the various strengths and weaknesses of some of the major characters. We have used Belbin's 9 Team Role behaviours...

18 Jul 2017

Get Gigging with Belbin

“Gigging” is on the rise. It’s broadly described as freelancing or taking on a series of short-term contracts... But what does a gig economy mean for the way we work together?