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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Work in Care Homes

Tracy Powley, Director at Focal Point Training, talks about the importance of Team Work in Care Homes. Reproduced with the kind permission of Care Management Matters: www.caremanagementmatters.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Belbin Team Role theory in higher education

In a series of three articles, Gillian Smith and Pat Yates set the scene, present the results and reveal their thoughts about increasing student employability and the importance of team working.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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14 Nov 2017

Bad Apple Syndrome

Occasionally, an individual’s behaviour can have a disproportionate effect on the team. Sometimes this effect is a positive one, but we tend to be involved when the effect is detrimental to the team.

08 Nov 2017

Innovation, Teams and Belbin

A paper written by Belbin Accredited Nel Mostert, and published in the Journal of Creativity and Business Innovation in 2015, is an excellent resource for understanding how Belbin Team Roles can help.

31 Oct 2017

Happy Halloween

Have a look at our guide to how the Team Roles might approach pumpkin carving this Halloween...