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Discover the behavioural strengths and weaknesses of the individuals that you work with. Use Team Roles to help build high-performing teams, maximise working relationships, and to enable people to learn about themselves. Engage and develop the talent that is already around you. Use Belbin.
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Strengths: Creative, imaginative, free-thinking. Generates ideas and solves difficult problems. Allowable Weaknesses: Ignores incidentals. Too preoccupied to communicate effectively.

Resource Investigator

Strengths: Outgoing, enthusiastic, communicative. Explores opportunities and develops contacts. Allowable Weaknesses: Over-optimistic. Loses interest once initial enthusiasm has passed.


Strengths: Mature, confident, identifies talent. Clarifies goals. Delegates effectively. Allowable Weaknesses: Can be seen as manipulative. Offloads own share of work.


Strengths: Challenging, dynamic, thrives on pressure. Has the drive and courage to overcome obstacles. Allowable Weaknesses: Prone to provocation. Offends people's feelings.

Monitor Evaluator

Strengths: Sober, strategic and discerning. Sees all options and judges accurately. Allowable Weaknesses: Lacks drive and ability to inspire others. Can be overly critical.


Strengths: Co-operative, perceptive and diplomatic. Listens and averts friction. Allowable Weaknesses: Indecisive in crunch situations. Avoids confrontation.


Strengths: Practical, reliable, efficient. Turns ideas into actions and organises work that needs to be done. Allowable Weaknesses: Somewhat inflexible. Slow to respond to new possibilities.

Completer Finisher

Strengths: Painstaking, conscientious, anxious. Searches out errors. Polishes and perfects. Allowable Weaknesses: Inclined to worry unduly. Reluctant to delegate.


Strengths: Single-minded, self-starting, dedicated. Provides knowledge and skills in rare supply. Allowable Weaknesses: Contributes only on a narrow front. Dwells on technicalities.

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