First off, congratulations England! Bad luck Wales! It was a bit touch-and-go there for a while but we pulled through. The Euros are in full swing and the football community is a-buzz. That said, a new study has found that that the average UK office team are far superior in terms of organisation than our Euro squad.
Categorising each type of worker and Euro squad member into an archetype for the sake of comparison, the study commissioned by Deliveroo revealed that 30% of office workers in the UK consider themselves ‘The Workhouse’, a role that would fit midfielder James Milner, for instance.
Speaking on the study, a spokesperson at Deliveroo said: “Cultivating a successful office team is a delicate balancing act, not unlike assembling a winning football squad”.
Regarding teamwork both in the Euros and the office, psychologist Robbie Anderson said this: “The challenge of building any effective team is to balance ambition and stability. Top level athletes have the ability to understand their role, and also to manage their own emotional levels on the day.”
Here is the official list of common office roles, how many people (on average identify with them) and who on the Euro squad these roles are closest to:
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