Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding team development stages, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
Without leadership and guidance…from you as the project manager,…your team is guaranteed to fail.…The challenge is the guidance you need…to provide your team changes frequently.…Thankfully, the guidance changes are fairly predictable…and was best described by Bruce Tuckman in what is called…"The Tuckman Model of Group Development".…The Tuckman Model has four stages;…"forming", "storming", "norming" and "performing".…
Let's take a look at each of these stages…and what your role should be during each stage…to provide the appropriate guidance to the team.…In the Forming stage, the team is assembled…and your team members start to get to know each other,…their skills and the personalities each bring to bare.…Boundaries and roles are being defined and understood.…Your style as the leader is being assessed…and the viability and difficulties of the project…are being explored.…
In this stage, it's your role to share…as much project information as you can…as efficiently as you can.…This should include the particulars of the project…
Along the way, discover how to negotiate for key resources, appreciate and maximize individual working styles, use emotional intelligence to add a personal approach to your management style, and resolve conflict.
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- Understanding the four key work styles
- Negotiating for your team
- Sharing a common objective
- Making team rules
- Directing the team
- Solving team conflicts<br><br>
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