TCM is a technique used by teams to figure out how to use the unique strengths and capabilities that individual team members have. Often a team doesn’t have insight into the roles people naturally want to play. Instead, team members are given tasks that may in fact set them up to fail. TCM not only avoids this dynamic but also provides an avenue for people to discover their strengths and capabilities – leading to more engaged team members and a more successful and efficient team.
Each team member completes a Belbin Report, which is a verified team strengths tool that helps people to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
Individuals receive their Belbin reports and all reports are compiled into a Team Contributions Map.
Team members review a 1-hour online tutorial to explain key concepts that will help them understand their Belbin Report and Team Map.
A team seminar is held where self-guided discussions occur to help a team assign roles based on their strengths and interests.
Did you know that you cannot predict a team’s results based on its members’ individual excellence or skills? Based on more than 9 years of research into team effectiveness, Dr. Meredith Belbin from Cambridge University discovered that:
Meredith Belbin’s research showed that the most successful teams were made up of a diverse mix of behaviors. To build high-performing teams, we need to represent each of the nine Belbin Team Role behaviors at the appropriate times.
The Nine Team Roles are:
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Patrick offers more than 25 years of experience with some of the most successful businesses in Europe as a consultant, change manager and executive coach.