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

Catch up on the latest from the Belbin blog.

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29 May 2017

Eight Reasons Why Behaviour Is important

There are a number of factors underlying behaviour: personality, motivation, values, abilities and environment, to name a few. So why measure behaviour in particular?

24 May 2017

Six Common Teamwork Myths put Straight

Six Common Misperceptions about Teamwork - a Belbin perspective on the original research by Professor J. Richard Hackman.

24 Apr 2017

Can Team Roles Change?

Can your Belbin Team Roles change over time? Absolutely they can because your Team Roles are based on your behaviour, and this can change over time.