#E2sday: Better Together – Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development
Most theorists believe that every sustainable group goes through several phases or stages throughout its lifetime. Perhaps the most widely adopted model is Bruce Tuckman’s “Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning” group development standard. Observing the behavior of small groups in various environments, he identified distinct steps that describe the evolving elements of team dynamics. Let’s review the stages of Tuckman’s model and see how you can apply this framework in your organization.