Group Formation

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Group can be defined as collection of individuals who have regular contacts and frequent interactions, mutual influence, common feeling of camaraderie and who works together to achieve a common set of goals for social and economic benefits. There are five stages of group formation and this stages explains step by step on how the groups are formed from scratch. The five stages are forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning. The five stages were developed by Tuckman and Jensen based on theory of group formations. Tuckman and Jensen developed this theory during a movement, known as group dynamics and states that no matter what the variant of formation each group exhibits, these stages need to experience six sequential stages of…show more content…
Hence, when breaking up a team or group, some celebrations need to be done, because each members faces possibility of being in the same group again, as long as they are working in the same company. Through all these stages, taking more time to coach team members in the first three stages before proceeding to ‘performing’ stage will yield more success and efficient progress towards the goal. Meanwhile, communicating progress against the appropriate targets is also important as all the team members will know the progress and feel what’s that they are going through is worthwhile. Groups are the influence for the welfare for organizations. Groups can be the main reason for an organization’s growth or downfall because it’s all about improving performance of the individual, group and organizations as a whole. Through the formation of groups, it is easier to delegate the task, sparking creativity, sharing diverse opinions, combining skills, building relationships, and learning to compromise. By delegating the task within groups in a working environment, responsibilities to reach organizational mission is shared and achieved through collaborations. For example, specific works is assigned to the group member with certain expertise, so that works can be done efficiently. Hence, a better quality and productive work will be produced, and hence contributing to the welfare of the
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