Week3_Case_study - The five stages of team development are...

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The five stages of team development are forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning . I will start with forming and work my way around to adjourning. Forming occurs in the initial stage of team developing. The members begin to identify with each other, team norms are formed, and the wants and needs of the team are identified. The storming stage occurs when team members begin to clash. Pressure and hostility towards fellow team members will rise as membership expectations come into question and requirements are clarified. Team members understanding one another, and how each will contribute towards team goals illustrates the end of the storming stage. The norming stage usually sees the team coming together as a coordinated unit. The desire to complete team tasks are commonly seen at this stage but actually performance towards the end task is not. The performing stage “marks the emergence of a mature, organized, and well-functioning team” . A push towards the common goal(s) of the team and creative ways to accomplish the mission are commonly seen in the performing stage. The adjourning stage is the final stage that sees the team disbanded. A quick disbanding allows for a
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course PM586ON B taught by Professor W during the Fall '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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