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Team Development Phases

Please respond to the two questions below with a detailed response and APA format references, thanks.

1) What managerial qualities/competencies play a critical role at each stage of team development (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning)?

2) Create a checklist for a leader of a new team that will help them effectively manage each stage of team development.

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You will find your answer to the problem statement from the 'root' of each word in the team-development phase, i.e. form, storm, norm, perform, and adjourn. Asking the question, "What is the meaning of each word" should lead you to importance of management at each level.
Form:
A group that forms will discuss certain issues, but most importantly the members in the group are gathering to get to know each other. Learning about each other and understanding how one person's style complements the group will occur in the forming stage (Patnode, 2003). Allowing the meet and greet process between team member to occur is essential at this stage; thus, a manager who understands the importance of team dialog and employee discussions is useful to this group.
Storm:
Thinking and the exchange of ideas (Patnode) happen in the storming stage. The word 'brainstorming' is what occurs at this stage with the ...

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An explanation of Bruce Tuckman's model for team-development stages in the business world and management learning styles.

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