Have you ever been overtaken at work by someone with fewer qualifications?
Have you ever wondered how some people move effortlessly up the career ladder, while others stall at each rung?
Drawing on 27 years' experience since the publication of Meredith Belbin's bestselling book, Management Teams - Why They Succeed or Fail, Belbin have produced a book to answer all these questions and more.
The secret starts with knowing who you are, how you behave, and how you interact with others.
Are you a Plant, for example? A Shaper? Or a Coordinator? Using these Belbin 'Team Roles' as a language to describe their behaviour, readers can learn how they can contribute at work in the most useful way.
Whether you are are in your first job or looking for ways to land that promotion, the concise and jargon-free Belbin Guide to Succeeding at Work will help you reach your career goals.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages, Integrated cartoons
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 15/08/2009
- Category: Advice on careers & achieving success
- ISBN: 9781408115015
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Review by timtom
This very short book is intended as a guide to use Belbin's Team Roles theory to help in planned career changes. A short explanation of each Team Role is followed by general advice on how to determine the organisational culture of a prospective employer and adapt in consequence. The result is a very basic text that offers no groundbreaking advice but may help persons seeking a career change to ask themselves the correct questions and help them reorient themselves.