Articles with the tag "Management"

Management

Belbin and the Lencioni model

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 17 Apr 2018

In his bestselling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni described the pitfalls that can spell a team’s downfall. Here, we take a look at these five dysfunctions...

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In a leader’s world, let's champion the manager

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 07 Feb 2018

There’s a new and worrying trend in our industry – the denigration of “management” in favour of “leadership”. Comparisons of the two like to contrast...

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How is your office affecting your team’s DNA?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 06 Feb 2018

Here at Belbin HQ, we’ve recently revamped our offices – cutting the clutter and creating a more open workspace. Re-organising has helped us collaborate and communicate more effectively, and it got us

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The Belbin Christmas Elves

by The Belbin Elves, 04 Dec 2017

It's that time of year again so we thought "Why not take a look at the Belbin Team Roles of Santa's Elves?".

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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has found that over half of UK employees think annual appraisals are “pointless” or “time consuming”, and see them as outdated.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?

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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.

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‘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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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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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...