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Friday Food for Thought: Hybrid Working Survey – The Results

Authors and contributors: Aidan Matthews, Victoria Brown

Our friends at Belbin have been studying virtual and hybrid teams since COVID. We already know that Team Role strengths can impact our attitude and approach to hybrid work.

In this webinar Victoria Brown, Head of Research & Development at Belbin shared what they have discovered about how productivity and engagement have fared as our relationship to our working practices evolve. She revealed some emerging problems identified in the research, the potential of causing ‘silent fails’ in team performance, and how to address this.

In this webinar we examined how organisations could improve the experience of hybrid work through the lens of behavioural diversity, by exploring the benefits and challenges it presents for different Team Role groups. We presented our findings on the broader implications for teams, including onboarding and organisational culture.


  1. Introduction to Belbin and the working survey
  2. Survey: where are people working?
  3. Survey: Organisation perception
  4. Survey: Effective, engaged and connected?
  5. Survey: Analysis by Belbin Team Role
  6. Survey: Team communications
  7. Survey: Benefits of remote/hybrid working
  8. Survey: Drawbacks of remote/hybrid working
  9. Survey: Communication issues
  10. Survey: Some general comments
  11. Conclusions and finishing up

Browse the results of Belbin’s Remote and Hybrid Working Survey.

Discover more about Belbin in general and the Team Roles in particular. Ask the Leadership Academy team about Belbin Team Roles in some of Socitm’s training courses.