Make sure you have read Tuckman’s 1965 article, “Developmental Sequence in Small Groups.”
The Remarkable Thing About Group Development
For this discussion, your instructor will post a video example of group development. As demonstrated in the video, the creation of groups follows similar patterns in their creation and development. After viewing the video, respond to one of the following:
- Discuss a situation that illustrates Tuckman’s stages of group development.
- Discuss how a political demonstration or sports celebration riot is an example of Tuckman’s stages of group development.
- Discuss how you could adapt Tuckman’s stages of group development to improve your current organization.
Discuss what information you found surprising in this week’s course materials and why.
Respond to at least two other learners and share your thoughts on their posts. How do your personal or professional experiences resonate with their ideas? What can you add to their ideas, building upon the connections you have made?