Nine potential team roles

Nine potential team roles have been identified. These are:-

  1. Organizer(Provides structure)
  2. Producer(Provide direction and follow through)
  3. Controller(Examines details and enforce rules)
  4. Maintainer(Fights external batter)
  5. Advisor(Encourages the search for more information)
  6. Linker(Coordinates and integrates)
  7. Creator (Initiates creative ideas)
  8. Promoter (Champions ideas after they are initiated)
  9. Assessor (offers insightful analysis of options)

Successful work teams have people to fill all these roles and have selected people to play in these roles based on their skills and preferences.