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Management

How to Handle Difficult People

by The Belbin Team, 11 Sep 2017

Personal factors figure very strongly in some situations. Clashes of personality occur when two people have divergent approaches. Here opposite Team Role patterns might provide a clue to the problem.

Management

‘Back to school’ – it’s a good thing. Isn’t it?

by The Belbin Team| Victoria Bird, 31 Aug 2017

That ‘back to school’ feeling should be a good one, right? You’re refreshed after a healthy dose of summer sun...

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It’s not just about what’s on the exam paper, it’s about who’s holding the pen

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 17 Aug 2017

…for many of the thousands of students across the UK who are receiving their A-level results today.

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Be Brave... Ask for feedback

by The Belbin Team , 08 Aug 2017

Psychometric tests measure personality (who we are); Belbin measures behaviour (what we do). Observer Assessments are integral to the Belbin process, because they can provide behavioural evidence...

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Belbin and Tuckman: Supporting your team at every stage

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 25 Jul 2017

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?

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Belbin Game of Thrones

by The Belbin Team | Sabre , 18 Jul 2017

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...

Management

Get Gigging with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 18 Jul 2017

“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?

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#FOMO? What’s your business missing when it comes to Millennials?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 04 Jul 2017

Understanding Millennials – or more accurately, emphasising the differences between generations – is big business. And of course, it’s more of a headline-grabber to make it a tribal thing.

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Five things Contribute can tell you about your team

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 16 Jun 2017

Contribute is a team exercise from Belbin, and it’s all about helping your team to understand – and value – the nine Belbin Team Roles. From devising comic captions to sourcing a cauliflower and...