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Team theory

Learning Outcomes

If you work through this section you should be able to:

  • Define the nine team roles within Belbin's model.
  • Recognise how the combination of different roles within a team can contribute to more effective teamworking.
  • Recognise other theories of team development and leadership style.
  • Assess your own performance in teams which you have been part of.

Reflection sheet

This downloadable reflection sheet can be used to help you reflect on your learning. It can also be used as evidence of learning and included in your portfolio or PDP (Personal Development Plan).

Reflection sheet document

If you would like to use the reflection sheet, complete the first page now. When you have finished working through this section complete the second page.

Further resources about how to reflect on your learning are available in the Reflection theme.