Belbin Model Case Study

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FRANK OLUFOLABI FAYINTO ASSESSMENT ONE MGT/4621 PAUL GRISERI Question 2 Using Belbin’s Model, the aim is to bring together a team that complements each other, maximise their strength and manage their weakness. The team will learn to relate to each other, have high performance and working relationship. Belbin’s theory states that every team member possesses unique behaviour which might affect the performance of the project as a whole. The marine industry is one with people from diverse demography, experience, lifestyle and culture. Understanding each team member is sacrosanct. Identifying the personalities of the individuals reveals the team member behaviour which will aid accordingly placing them in roles where they will function…show more content…
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