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 of start-ups and how they contribute to the outcome of the venture. 

Whilst some studies analyse the particular mix of business and technical skills, this paper aims to explore how different combinations of Team Role behaviours might spell success for new businesses.

In 2015, Belbin had the opportunity to partner with a number of SMEs as part of the UK Government’s Growth Accelerator scheme.

Here are our findings.

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