B W Truckman's Stages of Group Development
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
 
 
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZAAAB
1
2
Stages of group development
3
4
Group Structure Task Activity
5
the pattern of interpersonal relationships; the way members act and relate to one anotherthe content of interaction as related to the task at hand
6
Forming
orientation, testing and dependence
testing and dependenceorientation to the task
7
Storming
resistance to group influence and task requirements
intragroup conflictemotional response to task demands
8
Norming
openness to other group members
ingrup feeling and cohesiveness develop; new standards evolve and new roles adoptedopen exchange of relevant interpretations; intimate, personal opinions are expressed
9
Performing
constructive action
roles become flexible and functional; structural issues have been resolved; structure can support taks performanceinterpersonal structure becomes the tool of task activities; group energy is channeled into the task; solutions can emerge
10
Adjourning
disengagement
anxiety about separation and termination; sadness; feelings toward leader and group membersself-evaluation
11
12
Copyright 1965 by the American Psychological Association. Reprinted with permission.
This article appeared in Psychological Bulletin, Volume 63, Number 6, Pages 384-99.
13
Link
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
Loading...