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Would you like your teams to be more than the sum of their parts, teams which exceed expectations, rather than just "get by", exceptionally talented teams that everyone wants to work with and be a part of?

Cognitive Team Roles is a unique psychometric based model that identifies the thinking processes of teams and partnerships and maps their cognitive strengths and weaknesses, preferences and flexibilities. Our research has shown that there are certain ways of thinking that are critical to the success of a team and which can be behaviourally represented as recognisable ‘roles’. Using the Cognitive Team Role Wheel’s revolutionary approach to team dynamics, you can help your teams to:

•  Develop self awareness of their individual and team thinking preferences and flexibilities
•  Balance their focus of attention appropriately on thinking, doing, achieving
•  Identify any critical areas of weakness before they affect performance

The Cognitive Team Role model uses Thinking Styles to identify each team member’s preference for thinking in each of the team roles. The team’s preferences and flexibilities are mapped on to the Cognitive Team Role Wheel to identify the strengths, potential weaknesses, synergies and potential conflicts inherent within the team. Each member of the team receives a copy of the team’s profile and a suggested action plan for team development.

•  Increase the performance of your teams through giving them the confidence to delegate.
•  Enhance respect and trust for themselves and for their role within the team.
•  Reduce the stresses that being in a team can bring.
•  Hep your teams release their energy and maintain the buzz.
•  Help teams to cope successfully with new situations.
•  Identify potential areas of weakness or critical areas using visual mapping before problems arise.

Cognitive Team Roles is suitable for partnerships and teams of up to ten people at any level.

Understanding how thinking underpins behaviour and drives success and recognising the cognitive strengths and flexibilities of members of the team creates high performing teams.

Cognitive Team Roles has been used successfully with:

•  High performing teams to help them maintain their levels of excellence.
•  Partnerships where the business is at a critical point in its life cycle.
•  Project teams, where the appropriate balance is needed between focusing on the task and managing the people.
•  Newly formed teams who need to develop mutual respect and trust.
•  External teams, where it offers a common and non threatening "language".
•  Dysfunctional teams identifying areas of conflict and offering strategies to manage these.

If you are interested in using Cognitive Team Roles with your team or in becoming licensed in Cognitive Team Roles please click here.
Cognitive Team Roles Wheel