Leadership strategies at each stage of group development. HLTH 365 Dr. Patricia L. McDiarmid. Reviewing the FIVE developmental group STAGES.
Leadership strategies at each stage of group development
HLTH 365 Dr. Patricia L. McDiarmid
FUNTIONALITY OF EACH STAGE
FORMING: encompasses the discomforts, concerns, feelings, and doubts members experience in a new group
STORMING: occurs when participant begin to meet the needs of the group, questions authority, and feel more comfortable about themselves and their relationships
NORMING: involves members addressing standards of behavior through which a greater sense of order prevails
PERFORMING: finds the group concentrating on the tasks at hand with mutual support and interaction among grou members
ADJOURNING: provides closure of the task including the imminent end of relationships
A safe environment helps minimize initial discomfort and motivates group members to participate. Help newcomers enjoy pleasant experiences of their first group meetings. Newcomers who have unpleasant experiences may not return.