5 Stages of Group Formation – Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, & Adjourning

stages of group formation

Stages of Group Formation Bruce Tuckman, in 1965, introduced the five stages of group formation. These phases illustrate the journey from a newly formed group to a cohesive unit: Forming initiates as individuals acquaint themselves, seeking acceptance and purpose. Storming, characterized by conflicts and subgroup formation, challenges leadership and roles. Norming fosters mutual respect and … Read more