How Understanding Team Roles Can Improve Team Performance

Belbin Team Roles
Dr Meredith Belbin studied team-work for many years, and he famously observed that people in teams tend to assume different “team roles.” He defined a team role as “a tendency to behave, contribute and interrelate with others in a particular…

Teamwork and Leadership

In leadership training programmes, I often ask participants to define teamwork. Working in different teams, their definitions are often similar. A typical definition is: ‘A group of people, contributing their individual knowledge and skills but working together to achieve a…