Articles with the tag "Teams"


Belbin and Project Aristotle – everything you need to know

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 19 Mar 2018

In 2012, Google set out to investigate what makes some teams successful, while others fail. Sound familiar? Here’s what they discovered and how it relates to the research of Meredith Belbin.


Happy Mother's Day

by The Belbin Team, 05 Mar 2018

For Mums on Mother’s Day: The school gates are always a great place to ‘people-watch’. This is our (tongue-in-cheek) Team Role guide to Mums.


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...


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


Belbin and Culture

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 15 Jan 2018

With the importance of diversity at the heart of Belbin’s message, and given our global reach and use in multinational organizations, we wanted to explore the relevance and use of Belbin in different


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.


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?


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.


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...