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Management

What happens when you’re stuck doing work that doesn’t come naturally?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird , 18 Sep 2018

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?

Teams

Hitting the Mark

by Belbin Norway, 05 Sep 2018

This case study from Norway introduces an innovative and informative way to illustrate how Team Role balance affects a team’s focus, and ultimately, its performance.

Teams

Our team lost a fortune because we forgot this one simple rule…

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 21 Aug 2018

Unbalanced teams can spell disaster. But what happens when you can’t pick and choose team members?

Management

Belbin, self-reporting and the dangers of the echo chamber

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 07 Aug 2018

I’ve noticed a curious dichotomy when it comes to psychometric and behavioural testing. On the one hand, there’s some considerable scepticism in industry regarding the usefulness of such testing...

Teams

A Team Role Guide to Suncream

by The Belbin Team , 03 Aug 2018

We are sweltering here at Belbin HQ, and dreaming of our summer holidays by the pool...

Management

Belbin and Entrepreneurship: The profiles of successful start-ups

by The Belbin Team, 31 Jul 2018

Research shows that innovative start‐ups drive economic growth and are responsible for the majority of job creation in the UK within the last five years, but little is understood about employees...

Management

Belbin - Defining needs, not people

by The Belbin Team, 27 Jul 2018

Belbin Team Roles are not just a measurement of people’s behaviour at work, they are a definition of the different types of behaviour required in the workplace to bring about success.

Teams

Belbin GetSet for your First Year Students

by The Belbin Team, 19 Jul 2018

We have adapted the Belbin questionnaires and reports to offer this insight to students who are yet to enter the world of work, but who are expected to work with others as part of their continuing…

Teams

Individualism and the rise and fall of ‘golden generations’

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 05 Jul 2018

Four years ago, there was no stopping Germany. Each individual in their team had a role to play. They were able to withstand last-minute injuries prior to the match and still go on to win the game...