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Stages of Team Development Groups go through four stages as they evolve into a cohesive team Forming Storming Norming Performing Some important “rules”: Teams have to spend some time in each stage. The progression is not necessarily linear. Teams can and often do slip back. How long the team spends in each stage is influenced by: The individuals Group dynamics Outside factors, e.g., deadlines, changes, etc. Changes in the group, i.e., people joining or leaving. Effective team leaders can be a positive influence on some of the above factors. The most important factor in a team’s ability to operate on their own and consistently deliver good results is:
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Unformatted text preview: Morale Characteristics of teams at each stage Stage Morale Productivity Forming High Low Storming Low Medium-Low Norming Low Medium-High Performing High High Why leaders get paid the “big bucks”: There is a direct correlation between the leader’s style and the team’s morale and productivity. Everything you do in working with your team will have a direct and lasting impact on the quality of their output. Your primary role as a leader is to help the team move through the stages of development. Copyright © 2002 by Strother H. Brann. All rights reserved. 1...
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