Stages Of Group Development

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By completing the quiz, students will be able to identify the different stages of group development based on Tuckman's Theory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which group development stages finds members being more tolerant of each other and accepting of the diverse perspectives and personalities that each member brings to the group?
    • A. 

      Forming

    • B. 

      Storming

    • C. 

      Norming

    • D. 

      Performing

  • 2. 
    During this stage of team development, members may find that their initial expectations of the team are far different than the realities of trying to accomplish something together?
    • A. 

      Forming

    • B. 

      Storming

    • C. 

      Norming

    • D. 

      Performing

  • 3. 
    During which group development stage would the group evaluate the product and the lessons learned?
    • A. 

      Storming

    • B. 

      Norming

    • C. 

      Performing

    • D. 

      Adjourning

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Team members learn to cooperate and support one another while establishing patterns of communication and behavior.

    • B. 

      Individuals become members of a group,and are anxious about their roles and responsibilities.

    • C. 

      The group is preparing to disband or is facing major changes in its mission, membership, or environment. Members often regress to unproductive team behaviors

    • D. 

      The team functions at its highest level of productivity and the focus of each member shifts from individual to group concerns.

  • 5. 
    During the storming stage,
    • A. 

      Team members learn to cooperate and support one another while establishing patterns of communication and behavior.

    • B. 

      The group is preparing to disband or is facing major changes in its mission, membership, or environment. Members often regress to unproductive team behaviors

    • C. 

      The team functions at its highest level of productivity and the focus of each member shifts from individual to group concerns

    • D. 

      Marked by conflict within the group as team members push boundaries and challenge authority in attempt to clarify the team’s goals, values, and norms.

  • 6. 
    During the norming stage,
    • A. 

      Team members learn to cooperate and support one another while establishing patterns of communication and behavior.

    • B. 

      Individuals become members of a group, are anxious about their roles and responsibilities.

    • C. 

      The group is preparing to disband or is facing major changes in its mission, membership, or environment. Members often regress to unproductive team behaviors.

    • D. 

      The team functions at its highest level of productivity and the focus of each member shifts from individual to group concerns.

  • 7. 
    During the performing stage,
    • A. 

      Team members learn to cooperate and support one another while establishing patterns of communication and behavior.

    • B. 

      Individuals become members of a group, are anxious about their roles and responsibilities, and are hesitant to participate in discussions.

    • C. 

      The team functions at its highest level of productivity and the focus of each member shifts from individual to group concerns

    • D. 

      The team is marked by conflict within the group as team members push boundaries and challenge authority in attempt to clarify the team’s goals, values, and norms

  • 8. 
    During the adjourning stage,
    • A. 

      The team is marked by conflict within the group as team members push boundaries and challenge authority in attempt to clarify the team’s goals, values, and norms

    • B. 

      The team functions at its highest level of productivity and the focus of each member shifts from individual to group concerns

    • C. 

      The group is preparing to disband or is facing major changes in its mission, membership, or environment. Members often regress to unproductive team behaviors

    • D. 

      Team members learn to cooperate and support one another while establishing patterns of communication and behavior.