Category Archives for Team Management

Herzberg’s Motivation Theory – Two Factor Theory

Herzberg’s Motivation Theory model, or Two Factor Theory, argues that there are two factors that an organization can adjust to influence motivation in the workplace. These factors are: Motivators: Which can encourage employees to work harder. Hygiene factors: These won’t encourage employees to work harder but they will cause them to become unmotivated if they […]

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Job Characteristics Model

The Job Characteristics Model (also know as Jobs Characteristic Theory) enables you to improve employee performance and job satisfaction by means of adjusting the job itself. The model states that if you do this successfully you can create the conditions for an employee to thrive in their role. By thrive, we mean that the employee […]

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Belbin Team Roles

Have you ever been part of a team that seemed to gel without any forced effort? Perhaps you’ve been part of a team which despite everyone’s best efforts, somehow consistently failed to deliver? If you’re in a leadership position, would you find it useful to be able to increase your chances of putting together a […]

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Effective Meeting Guidelines: How to Run a Meeting

We’ve all experienced a bad meeting. One where people arrive after the official start time and the meeting starts 15 minutes later than planned. There is no clear agenda so the meeting meanders around various topics. The person with the authority to make a decision isn’t present. At the end of the meeting, it’s overrun […]

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