Successful projects are predicated on effective teamwork, and as a project manager it is a key responsibility to form the best team for a given project.
When selecting the team members, it is important to keep in mind that complementary skill sets will maximise the project’s potential. Of course, it is beneficial if all team members get along well, however, a balanced group of workers is paramount. Each individual member must bring something unique to the team and bring the overall skill set to the next level. To ensure this, there are nine team roles that should be covered. These nine roles can be categories into three groups: thought-oriented roles, people-oriented roles, and action-oriented roles.
Market Inspector UK created an infographic highlighting the various nine roles that should be covered to maximise a projects’ success. Their respective strengths and allowable weaknesses are also explained.