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Developing Groups and Teams

Module 2 Required Resources

Robinson, G., & Rose, M. (2007). Teams for a new generation: A facilitator's field guide. Authorhouse. 

Read Chapter 1 - The Facilitator's Greatest Gift

Read Chapter 2 -  Creating a Common Language: Collective Learning

Access your textbook from the Getting Started module in your course.

As you view the video, identify the stages of team development and their elements: 

  1. Forming orientation / fears and anxieties / conflict 
  2. Storming dissatisfaction, frustration, anger  
  3. Norming productivity: a realistic appraisal of what can be accomplished 
  4. Performing operating effectively as a team

Additional Readings

What ethics can you identify for the group dynamics in the Stanford Prison Experiments?