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    First, pick a work group or team that you have been a part of and are familiar with. It can be one that you are working with now, or one that you have worked with in the past, either in your current job or in a past job.
    Once you know which team you will focus on, please:
    1. Complete the following Survey and total the score: http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/teamsuv.html
    2. Then please write a 2 page double spaced essay in which you answer this question:
    What is the developmental stage and process of your team or group?
    Be sure to begin by telling me a little bit about the nature of your team or group. In your analysis, refer to 2 of the articles below.

    Informal groups - norms, management, etc.

    Tuckman's 1965 "Forming Storming Norming Performing" Team-Development Model by Chapman, A http://www.businessballs.com/tuckmanformingstormingnormingperforming.htm

    Groups that work by Blair, G. http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art0.html?http://oldeee.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art0.html

    Team motivation by Grazier, P. http://www.teambuildinginc.com/article_teammotivation.htm

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    Nature of the team

    It was a research team consisting of five people. There was a supervisor among the team members, who was responsible for the work of the entire team. She had to give final report to the management. Two people were responsible for the researching part and two were responsible for writing and editing the report. Except for the supervisor, everyone was at par. Analysis had to be done in consultation with the entire team including the supervisor. The final report was thoroughly checked and approved by the supervisor before presenting to the management.
    The developmental stage and process of the team

    The team from its working style and the survey seems to be in "the performing" stage of the Bruce Tuckman's 1965 Forming Storming Norming Performing team-development model. (Team Work Survey, 1998)According to this model, there are four stages or phases in the team development namely forming, storming, norming and performing. The first stage of team building is the ...

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