#E2sday: Roles on a Team and How They Apply to the Enterprise
Some people like leading the charge. Others would rather engage behind the scenes. In the enterprise, teams typically are made up of people with different skills and can be scattered all over the world. Many companies use behavioral models to create teams in order to harness the unique skills of each member, and ensure the group works together effectively.
In 1981, English management theorist Dr. Raymond Meredith Belbin identified nine distinct roles in a team that take advantage of four natural qualities. Today, this model is used by organizations around the world as a tried and true formula for building a high-performing team. Take a look at the four natural qualities and nine roles to see where you would fit in.