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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?

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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...

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.

Management

9 toxic workplace cultures - and how to address them with Belbin

by The Belbin Team |Victoria Bird, 09 May 2018

Diversity of behavioural contributions is essential for a healthy workplace culture. Here we look at what happens when one Team Role behaviour pervades a team or group.

Management

Belbin and the Lencioni model

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 17 Apr 2018

In his bestselling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni described the pitfalls that can spell a team’s downfall. Here, we take a look at these five dysfunctions...

Management

How many reasons do you need?

by The Belbin Team, 12 Apr 2018

We are often asked for the benefits of becoming Belbin Accredited. It's a fair question - why do you want to spend your time and money learning about Belbin?

Management

Do you know an Indy from a Melon?*

by The Belbin Team, 21 Feb 2018

Belbin is the language of teams and of business. It’s not a fad or a new initiative. It is practical, resonates with managers and has longevity. It embeds itself within business practice.

Management

In a leader’s world, let's champion the manager

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 07 Feb 2018

There’s a new and worrying trend in our industry – the denigration of “management” in favour of “leadership”. Comparisons of the two like to contrast...