May 12th, 2012 Team Role Model
Meredith Belbin's Team-Role Theory
The team role theory of Meredith Belbin was based on extensive research and observation of managers. From this, 9 successful clusters of behaviour were identified.
3 Action oriented team roles: Shaper, Implementer and Completer Finisher
3 People oriented team roles: Co-ordinator, Teamworker and Resource Investigator
3 Cerebral oriented team roles: Plant, Monitor Evaluator and Specialist.
By using Belbin's questionnaires or specialised software, team's can find out their behavioural tendencies and adjust roles, behaviours or members accordingly.
Dr Meredith Belbin – Team Roles
Born 1926. Dr Meredith Belbin is a widely respected expert and adviser on organisations and teams. He is best known for his team-role theory enabling better understanding of the roles played by team members and how team interactions can be adjusted to increase team effectiveness. Read more about Meredith Belbin