Articles with the tag "Teams"

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 and Project Teams

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 20 Nov 2018

How do you break the ice and establish rapport quickly? How do you create a collaborative, engaged atmosphere and work towards psychological safety while ensuring the work stays on schedule?

Management

Anxiety at work - a force for good?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 13 Nov 2018

Have you experienced the impact of anxiety in your team? How does it affect the team's performance? Who in your team is likely to be driven by anxiety? How is this managed, so that it is beneficial?

Teams

Groupthink and the importance of behavioural diversity

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 22 Oct 2018

What’s the tipping-point? When does a team become a group? How does the psychology change, and what influence does this have on individual behaviours?

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

Report: Leverage the potential of virtual teams with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 19 Jun 2018

Virtual teams carry a lot of potential. In deploying virtual teams, organizations can gather the best human capital for the job, wherever in the world their people may be. Download our Report now!

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...

Teams

Belbin and Project Aristotle – everything you need to know

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 19 Mar 2018

In 2012, Google set out to investigate what makes some teams successful, while others fail. Sound familiar? Here’s what they discovered and how it relates to the research of Meredith Belbin.