Role Of Belbin Team Theory

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INTRODUCTION The Prophet of Management Mary Parker Follett defines management as “the art of getting things done through the efforts of other people. She emphasize on the importance of the team work that done with the lead of the manager. Also, she defines the principles of management as the activities that “plan, organize, and control the operations of the basic elements of people, methods, materials, money, machines and markets, providing coordination and direction, and giving leadership to human efforts, so as to achieve the goals. A team is a group of people working together to achieve the team’s goal. Teams are different than other types of groups in that members are focused on a specific goal or product. Being on a team means…show more content…
Meredith Belbin and his research team at Henley Management College established for the first time THE TRAM ROLES THEORY which called ‘The Belbin Team Role Self-Perception Inventory (BTRSPI)’. Since the 1970s, Dr. Belbin have done many researches in the field of team effectiveness and eventually he defined nine types of team roles which…show more content…
2. Social roles that contain the roles about the people and their team role in the team which are: Co-ordinators, Resource investigators, and Team workers. 3. Thinking roles that contain the roles about monitoring, content and creativity which are: Specialists, Monitor evaluators and Plants. BELBIN TEAM ROLES APPLICATIONS Belbin Team Roles can be used as a useful instrument to form a team by analyzing the different types and to arrive at a successful cooperation by means of clever combinations. A team role does not necessarily have to apply to one person because a person can also have several roles. It is about clarifying the strengths and weaknesses so that they can be balanced in the right way. However, this theory emphasizes on the importance of complementary work which means when people work together they can strengthen, improve and complement one another. Also, Belbin Team Roles can be used to understand the team in which team members can prevent decisions that could be wrong and possible conflicts. In addition, it can be used to compare self-perception and the perception of others which can result in productive discussions that lead to new insights. TODAYS TEAM

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