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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?

Teams

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?

Management

#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.

Teams

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...

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Why Teams Matter

by Belbin | Victoria Bird, 09 Jun 2017

We spend a lot of time exploring what makes teams work and how to improve their effectiveness, but how often do we stop and think about why and when to deploy teams in the first place?

Management

Do you want an Idealist or a Pragmatist as your Prime Minister?

by The Belbin Team (but mainly Victoria Bird), 02 Jun 2017

We asked you to complete Belbin Observer Assessments for the Prime Minister, Theresa May (Conservative), Jeremy Corbyn (leader of the Labour Party) and Tim Farron (leader of the Liberal Democrats).

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Eight Reasons Why Behaviour Is Important

by Belbin | Victoria Bird, 29 May 2017

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

Teams

Six Common Teamwork Myths put Straight

by The Belbin Team, 24 May 2017

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