September. That ‘back to school’ feeling. A time for taking stock and making plans. And perhaps now more than ever.
Tuckman studied teams from formation to completion and identified crucial stages in a team’s life cycle. Belbin’s observations of teams uncovered nine Team Roles. So how do the two fit together?
Belbin Team Roles have been used as part of an exciting project in the West African republic of Guinea, where a wide range of services and opportunities is being developed by the Bolloré.
Does our culture rely too heavily on the idea of “innate talent” as a measure of potential, discouraging people from making the effort – and the mistakes – needed to learn and grow?
The synergy – or lack of synergy – between a person and a job can be mysterious and difficult to explain. When two candidates look similar on paper, why is one successful in a role and another not?
Unsurprisingly, we are asked a myriad of questions in relation to teams. Questions about how to manage team communication, team dynamics, over-running & pointless meetings, disengaged team members...
How does each Belbin Team Role approach Christmas?
We could have gone for Team Roles and pancake toppings, or how each Team Role approaches pancake making. But instead we've gone for flipping. Guess the Belbin Team Role!
With thanks to Debbie Holmes, one of our wonderful Accredited practitioners who is running a cooking inspired event with a team and wanted to use Belbin Team Roles alongside.