Group Behavior

Emerge with a relatively clear hierarchy o norming

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Unformatted text preview: tion Five- Stage Model o Forming stage: first and characterized by uncertainty o Storming stage: accept existence of group but resist constraints of group so intragroup conflict but will emerge with a relatively clear hierarchy o Norming stage: group development, close relationships, strong sense of group identity o Performing: group is fully functional o Adjourning stage: final stage for temporary groups where the concern is wrapping up rather than task performance Punctuated- Equilibrium Model o Don’t follow usual five- stage model for temporary groups with deadlines o Unique sequencing of events First meeting sets direction First phase follows direction set by first meeting Transition takes place exactly when group has used up half its allotted time Transition initi...
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