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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.

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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...

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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?

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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...

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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...

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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?

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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?