I Can Do It


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A brief introduction to Belbin team roles with characteristics, pros, cons of each role and pictures to aid recall

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I Can Do It

  1. 1. I CAN DO IT . . . with a little help from my friends
  2. 2. 9 Belbin Team Roles essential for intriguing, delightful, surprising outcomes Shaper Team Player Monitor Evaluator Implementer Co-Ordinator Specialist Completer Finisher Resource Investigator Plant
  3. 3. <ul><li>I influence people without pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone is clear about our objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone gets a say </li></ul>CO-ORDINATOR
  4. 4. <ul><li>My network is ever-expanding </li></ul><ul><li>I am quick to spot new opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Oh, meetings! Can’t we do something exciting? </li></ul>RESOURCE INVESTIGATOR
  5. 5. <ul><li>I work well with a wide range of people </li></ul><ul><li>I am usually popular with my team mates </li></ul><ul><li>My team mates don’t always commit to my plan </li></ul>TEAM PLAYER
  6. 6. <ul><li>What I know about, I explain well </li></ul><ul><li>I only speak when I have something to say </li></ul><ul><li>I could know more about general business </li></ul>SPECIALIST
  7. 7. <ul><li>Count on me for new and creative ideas </li></ul><ul><li>I love projects that stretch my imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Complex ideas? May be I don’t explain so well </li></ul>PLANT
  8. 8. <ul><li>I weigh choices & work out plans in detail </li></ul><ul><li>I rarely choose a path to greater difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>I am cautiously enthusiastic about any project </li></ul>MONITOR EVALUATOR
  9. 9. <ul><li>I always know what will work </li></ul><ul><li>I see that essential work is done on time </li></ul><ul><li>I’m uncomfortable with disorder </li></ul>IMPLEMENTER
  10. 10. <ul><li>I strive to fulfil the promises made by the group </li></ul><ul><li>I’m aware of time and what is still to be done </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes I slow up the group with my checking </li></ul>COMPLETER FINISHER
  11. 11. <ul><li>I have a strong influence on my team’s decisions </li></ul><ul><li>I take the lead when we are making little progress </li></ul><ul><li>I risk being a little unpopular if I need to </li></ul>SHAPER
  12. 12. Social Roles <ul><li>Co-ordinator </li></ul><ul><li>We would love to have you involved </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Investigator </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s get together and make this happen </li></ul><ul><li>Team Player </li></ul><ul><li>I am so pleased to meet you </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Valuable for clarifying mutual goals & delegation </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Does nothing without a team. Manipulative </li></ul>CO-ORDINATOR
  14. 14. <ul><li>Valuable for creating opportunities & enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Over-optimistic. Gives up easily. </li></ul>RESOURCE INVESTIGATOR
  15. 15. <ul><li>Valuable for listening & diplomacy </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Indecisive. Gives away the deal. </li></ul>TEAM PLAYER
  16. 16. Action Roles <ul><li>Shaper </li></ul><ul><li>What is important and is it being done? </li></ul><ul><li>Implementer </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s get started and get it done </li></ul><ul><li>Completer-Finisher </li></ul><ul><li>Are we doing what we promised? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Valuable for drive & courage. Overcomes obstacles </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Provocative. Forthright. Offends people. </li></ul>SHAPER
  18. 18. <ul><li>Valuable work ethic. Uncomplaining. Sensible </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Don’t like changing their ways. </li></ul>IMPLEMENTER
  19. 19. <ul><li>Valuable for catching errors & delivering on time </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Won’t delegate and worries </li></ul>COMPLETER FINISHER
  20. 20. Cerebral Roles <ul><li>Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>These are the specific points you must know </li></ul><ul><li>Plant </li></ul><ul><li>Have we thought of . . .? </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Evaluator </li></ul><ul><li>The side effects of that proposal are . . . </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Valuable for expertise & clear explanations </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Contributes in one area only. </li></ul>SPECIALIST
  22. 22. <ul><li>Valuable for quick thinking and fresh ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Does nothing between meetings. </li></ul>PLANT
  23. 23. <ul><li>Valuable for thoroughness & calm thinking ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Careful. Lacks ability to enthuse others </li></ul>MONITOR EVALUATOR
  24. 24. Social Media Mafia <ul><li>Which roles are represented here? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do we need sooooo badly? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Please acknowledge all pictures used in this presentation on a By & ShareAlike basis. All the links to Flickr are on the next slide </li></ul><ul><li>To use the original standardized Belbin Team Inventory, please contact the copyright owners. http://www.belbin.com/ </li></ul>
  26. 26. Links to Flickr <ul><li>Zoo by Paraflyer </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/paraflyer/386522877/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lion by Itshears </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/19598613@N00/451336509/ </li></ul><ul><li>Owl by foxypar4 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foxypar4/598904211/ </li></ul><ul><li>Cat by tillwe </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/tillwe/75684450/ </li></ul><ul><li>Parrot by Charles P. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/charles-p/1466623376/ </li></ul><ul><li>Monkey by lokate366 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokate366/2451093576/ </li></ul><ul><li>Dog by mikebaird </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3189733857/ </li></ul><ul><li>Elephant by gudi&chris </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/gudi3101/401930619/ </li></ul><ul><li>Prairie Dog by stevehdc </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/sherseydc/495260307/ </li></ul><ul><li>Rooster by Marianne Perdomo </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/marianneperdomo/335040029/ </li></ul>