Below you will find several published articles that we think you will find of interest. If you come across an article that you think should be here please do let us know. We also produce many articles in-house - the links to these are on the right hand side.
"Good design brings commercial success. The statement would be endorsed by many...my experience regrettably leads me to the words of the song: '... it ain't necessarily so.'"
Written by Meredith Belbin.
Reproduced with kind permission from The Design Management Institute.
Victoria Brown explains that by analysing how individuals work in pairs, more effective and productive working relationships can be formed.
- Construction of the SPI
- Administration and Scoring
- Descriptions of the Team Roles
- Testing, Bias and Fairness
- Further Reading
Meredith Belbin’s explanation of how teams work has stood the test of time and spread across the globe. Michael Costello interviews the thinker who showed us the roles we take.
Taken with kind permission from People Management 27th January 2011
Meredith Belbin’s pioneering insights into the make-up of effective teams took the world of work by storm in the 1970s. Thirty years on, for all the competition, Belbin’s team profiles remain as popular as ever. Jane Lewis went to meet the grandfather of modern psychometrics.
Taken with kind permission from Edge Magazine, June 2006
Rob Groen demonstrates how to help team members appreciate the importance of diversity in a successful team - "Over the years I have developed a number of teambuilding games and exercises. The Crisis Team Exercise is my unrivalled favourite and has proven to be a real eye-opener; its effectiveness is obvious in the discussions it triggers among the participants."
Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, December 2006
In the first of three articles, Gillian Smith and Pat Yates set the scene for research they have undertaken into increasing students’ employability skills.
Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, March 2011.
In the second of three articles, Gillian Smith and Pat Yates present the results of their research into increasing students’ employability skills.
Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, April 2011.
In the third of three articles, Gillian Smith and Pat Yates reveal the thoughts of their students about team working.
Taken with kind permission from Training Journal, May 2011.