We spend a lot of time exploring what makes teams work and how to improve their effectiveness, but how often do we stop and think about why and when to deploy teams in the first place?
Six Common Misperceptions about Teamwork - a Belbin perspective on the original research by Professor J. Richard Hackman.
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...
The success of an organisation is linked to the success of its teams. Make 2017 the year of the team.
In 2013 I started a project in the Academic Hospital in Rotterdam. One of the wards was new and the appointed team was a merger of two complete different teams from different specializations.
For my part, one of my missions - in fact almost an obsession - is to use Belbin to get managers managing people more effectively and it is with this in mind that I would like to share the following:
In many workplaces, authenticity seems to have been suppressed with overly complex, insincere and carefully crafted workplace language, job titles, and contrived culture taking its place.
During my 1st week here Jo wrote a blog focusing on how long someone can keep up their best behaviour in their new role and she questioned how long it would be before the team here saw the real me?
Why are managers getting such a bad rap? Surely there must be something that can be done to help managers manage, rather than write them off?