At Belbin, our job is to help you get the most from your teams.

What makes an effective team?

A team should be put together to achieve a business outcome – it needs a purpose

A team is put together for a specific purpose, against which it can be measured. A team takes collective responsibility to achieve the agreed outcome.

Team members should be chosen for what they can contribute, not their job title

Teams are put together to solve complex issues, not to massage egos. There should be behavioural diversity within the team to maximise its effectiveness.

A team should be limited in size and, ideally, be even in number

An even number means that no one person has the casting vote, ensuring that teams are required to reach consensus. Too many people create chaos; too few, exhaustion.

A team should be dynamic and respond to its external environment

A team is not an island. It should be responsive to the needs of the organisation, and the members should contribute as and when required.

Let us help you make the most of your teams

Belbin is the gold standard in developing high-performing teams. We have worked with – and empowered – teams across the globe, from SMEs to multinational corporations.

We can help you to understand the individuals in your teams, identifying where their strengths and possible weaknesses lie. Using Belbin in your organisation will help you bring the right people together to form a team, ensuring that it is as successful as it can be in achieving its aims.

There are many ways we can work together

You may be surprised to discover how cost-effective these options are!

Contact us to see how we can help. Either fill in the form below or, if you would prefer to have a conversation, please call us on: 01223 264975.

 

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If you are based outside of the UK we will forward your enquiry to the relevant Belbin Distributor.

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