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Management

Breaking Cultural Stereotypes

by The Belbin Team | Tom Robson, 14 Feb 2019

Using Team Roles as a means of understanding the diversity of contributions required in effective teams.

Teams

Get your coat, you've pulled!

by The Belbin Team, 12 Feb 2019

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day let’s take a look at how each of the 9 Belbin Team Roles might go about asking someone out on a date...

Management

Team Roles and Organisational Culture

by The Belbin Team, 29 Jan 2019

When you find the recipe for success with an individual or group, it’s tempting to try and reproduce those characteristics. But what are the implications?

Management

Under pressure: how well do you cope with challenging situations?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 24 Jan 2019

Pressure. Some people thrive on it; others buckle. But how can we predict someone’s reaction? And if we have an idea of what this reaction will be, how can we help people to develop?

Career development

New Year, but who are you?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 02 Jan 2019

The New Year offers an ideal opportunity to take stock and invest time and attention in ourselves and our goals. How do we ensure that we are setting realistic goals to instil long-lasting changes?

Teams

Project Planning the Christmas Party

by The Belbin Team, 13 Dec 2018

It’s party time and everyone has a role to play. Can you spot yourself and your colleagues?

Recruitment

Why your purple squirrel could become the elephant in the room

by The Belbin Team , 11 Dec 2018

In recruitment, a purple squirrel is someone who has the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications to fit a job’s requirements. Sounds pretty perfect, so why doesn’t it work?

Management

Distrust, politics, infighting and gossip

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 05 Dec 2018

Companies are paying the price for avoiding feedback. We might think we’re dodging a bullet by using self-reporting personality tests. But avoiding candid feedback can spell disaster for teams.

Teams

Belbin Christmas Shopping

by The Belbin Team, 05 Dec 2018

There’s no avoiding it. The advent calendars are open and Michael Bublé is telling you that it’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas! The question is – have you done your shopping yet?