#E2sday: Roles on a Team and How They Apply to the Enterprise

|   Oct 18, 2011

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.


#E2sday: Roles on a Team and How They Apply to the Enterprise


  • The ingradients of a successful team for a project are clearly defined here. However , the same team may not be as successful in the next project . Reasons may be many – stagnation ,incompatibility due to interpersonal dynamics developed in due course etc. Shuffling of interchangeable roles and infusion of new players may keep the interest going .

    Commented on October 19, 2011 at 9:15 pm
  • I like your this type of post very much.

    Commented on October 20, 2011 at 8:38 pm
  • Whether leading a team or playing as part of a team, it’s vital to understand what makes a great team. The infographic shares some very useful tips.

    Thanks for the share!

    Commented on November 4, 2011 at 5:55 am

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