Articles with the tag "Team Roles"

Recruitment

Why looking for hard skills can be bad for business

by The Belbin Team, 22 Mar 2021

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?

Teams

7 points when predicting team performance

by Talan Miller | Belbin Australia, 07 Aug 2019

A team's success or failure in Team Role terms will depend very largely on its composition, but if the team is well composed there is still potential for weaknesses to manifest. 

Management

What if we’ve been approaching negotiation all wrong?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 07 Mar 2019

Negotiations are opportunities for collaboration. Going in with a pre-determined agenda of points sets up expectations that the process will be protracted and painstaking

Management

Belbin and the Peter Principle - are you sending your best people to the wrong places?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 05 Nov 2018

The hidden dangers of rewarding performance with managerial responsibility

Teams

Hitting the Mark

by Belbin Norway, 05 Sep 2018

This case study from Norway introduces an innovative and informative way to illustrate how Belbin Team Role balance affects a project team’s focus, and ultimately, its performance.

Management

Belbin, self-reporting and the dangers of the echo chamber

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 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...

Teams

Report: Leverage the potential of virtual teams with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 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!

Thinking, social... action! Getting to know the nine Belbin Team Roles

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 16 May 2018

When you’re first getting to grips with Belbin, nine Team Roles can seem a lot to remember. Here we break them down into thinking, social and action roles.

Teams

Belbin and Culture

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 15 Jan 2018

With the importance of diversity at the heart of Belbin’s message, and given our global reach and use in multinational organizations, we wanted to explore the relevance and use of Belbin in different