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Test of belbin team role:
A team is not a bunch of people with job titles, but a congregation of individuals, each of whom has a role which is understood by other members. Members of a team seek out certain roles and they perform most effectively in the ones that are most natural to them.
I can see all my classmates are being seriously in doing their personal team role test, Belbin Self-Perception Inventories. This is a test to identify the role that you play in a team. They can be divided into nine roles. The strengths and allowable weaknesses of each role will incorporate in a team. A team will become success when the members’ characteristics are balance. This test will give us a clear understanding of ourselves.
However, the test is not easy; the questions are difficult to understand. Most of us were trying to get a brief explanation through asking from the lecturer. We took about 30 minutes to finish the test and are excited for the results.
We had been categorized into different group of role based on the results of us. We are surprised that we can’t find the role of shaper from a sample of ….. students. Then, we tried to match up the characteristics of each role in response to the introduction and explanation of role from lecturer. This gets us to know that why each role become important and how the roles will be worked in a team. Moreover, we can verify whether the role’s characteristic is consistent with your personal behavioral strengths and weaknesses.
Furthermore, we had a discussion to find out the similarities of group member based on the roles and explain it. This activity is to make sure we can get a brief perception to the roles and understand it. Besides that, we had realized that how and who we need in forming and selecting a group member.
Since there are nine roles in a team, they should have their own…...

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