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Bad Apple Syndrome

by The Belbin Team | Barrie Watson, 14 Nov 2017

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.

Management

Innovation, Teams and Belbin

by The Belbin Team, 08 Nov 2017

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.

Teams

Happy Halloween

by The Belbin Team, 31 Oct 2017

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

Management

What happens when you’re stuck doing work that doesn’t come naturally?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird , 24 Oct 2017

Gallup tells us that employees who play to their strengths are six times more likely to be engaged. Nice work if you can get it, but what happens if you don’t have the opportunity?

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My perfect team? I haven’t got a “Scooby Doo”…

by Campbell Urquhart | White Cube Consulting, 19 Oct 2017

How to the members of the Dream Machine - that's Fred, Daphne, Velma, Scooby and Shaggy perform so well as a team? Let's look at their Belbin Team Roles to find out - are they a high performing team?

Management

Annual appraisals are dead. Long live…?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 10 Oct 2017

New research by YouGov in the UK has found that over half of UK employees think annual appraisals are “pointless” or “time consuming”, and see them as outdated. Are the days of annual appraisals over?

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.