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R Meredith Belbin, Management Teams: Why They Succeed or Fail (Butterworth Heinemann, 3rd ed., 2010) ISBN: 978-1-85617-807-5


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Meredith Belbin’s work on teams has become part of everyday language in organisations all over the world.


Management Teams (3rd ed.) is required reading for managers concerned with achieving the best results from those who report to them. The first edition is one of the most widely-read, imaginative and influential books on this vital area of management research and was cited by the FT as one of the top 50 business books of all time.


Now in its third edition it has been completely rewritten and fully updated for managers and trainers, with succinct, practical information which demonstrates how to apply management theory learned into practical action to make a real difference in the workplace.

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Meredith Belbin's own explanation of his team roles method allows readers to benefit from his extensive experience of its use in practice. Numerous real world case studies show how to apply the theory to real situations. It includes companion material offering further practical advice on applying the method including the Self-Perception Inventory to find out the role you play within your team.


All kinds of teams and team behaviours are covered, including:

  • The Apollo Syndrome
  • Creativity
  • Team Leadership
  • Improving Unsuccessful Teams
  • Winning Teams
  • Team Size
  • Designing a Team
  • Teams in Public Affairs
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