“We should take care not to make the intellect our God; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.” – Albert Einstein
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.
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.
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