Belbin Team Roles – the Plant

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Behaviour 

Dominant, very high intelligence and often introverted. The man with the sudden ideas. ‘Implanted’ in quiet teams to generate creativity: he makes the new openings. A Plant calls resistances due to lack of practical sense and his critical attitude towards ‘stupidity’.

The Plant is the innovator, the inventor. The creative thinker, whose ideas and alternatives are distinguished by originality and imagination. He is looking for space to fantasize, to develop strategies and scenarios for the future design and constantly surprising new solutions to old problems. Read more

Belbin team roles

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Behaviour 

A team is not a random bunch of people with different functions, but a group of people, each with its own role that is clear for theĀ other team members. Team members consciously seek certain roles and they function optimally in the role that fits their naturally best.

If you learn how to ‘read’ the team roles people have, its a lot easier to interpret the nonverbal signals they send. Read more