-Teams are formed to pursue some goal. (Ex. to improve the internal efficiency of an organization)
Build, Develop and optimize.
Forming, storming, norming, and performing.
Building Phase / Forming
-Leader provides direction and the group is not certain of their roles and responsibilities.
-The leader does not usually delegate responsibilities.
-Team does not have the skills and experience to complete tasks or accurately prioritize them.
-The most difficult phase to work through
-The team may feel overwhelmed at the amount of work ahead of them.
-Team members resist seeking out the opinions of others
-Team improvement skills have not been developed
-Team interpersonal skills are still being developed
-This is the most advanced stage. Here, a team is fully mature.
-The team leader provides the least amount of control.
-The team has demonstrated the ability to effectively make accurate decisions.
Question: “Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing” are terms that describe(Taken from ASQ sample Black Belt exam.)
Answer: (c) This is an easy answer of stages of team growth. None of the other 3 make sense.