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Unformatted text preview: • Critical events in the groups history • Primacy: initial patterns of behaviour • Carry-over behaviour from past situations Why Norms Are Enforced • Facilitates group’s survival. • Makes behaviour predictable. • Minimizes embarrassment. • Expresses central values and clarifies the group’s identity. • Stage I: Forming • Characterized by uncertainty and anxiety • Stage II: Storming • Characterized by intra-group conflict • Stage III: Norming • Characterized by close relationships and cohesiveness • Stage IV: Performing • The stage when the group is fully functional • Stage V: Adjourning • The final stage in group development • Characterized by concern with wrapping up activities rather than task performance for temporary groups Creating Effective Teams – Composition • Skills • Personality • Roles • Diversity • Size • Members’ Preference for Teamwork...
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- Winter '10
- Sociology, team member, Group and Team Development, Divergent role expectations