Every strategy meeting starts with the departmental goals mapped. As you start these planning sessions, do consider an approach that will allow you to assemble the best team in place to meet these needs. Belbin 9 Team roles will provide you with the much needed clues you need to work towards business goals. Here are the flip chart overviews of the 3 distinct styles clustered together.
Task centric individuals described as Shaper, Implementer and Completer finisher.
Team members who are described as thinkers and cognitively inclined. Plant, Specialist and Monitor Evaluater. 3 distinct roles that are associated with the thinkers in your team.
People centric or socially inclined team members are needed in a team as well. Belbin describes them as, Coordinater, Resource Investigator and Teamworker.
The reports generated looks at you from the outside in, using work as a central platform. Experiments conducted by Henley Business School has constantly shown balanced teams doing better then one that is lob sided. We conducted a similar experiment in our program. Here are the team scores and the team that scored the highest for a problem solving task was a balanced team with team roles from all 3 clusters.
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