Understanding the Stages of Team Formation
Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing
Learn how to use this simple model to help
your new team become effective quickly.
You can’t expect a new team to perform well when it first comes together.
Forming a team takes time, and members often go through recognisable stages as they change from being collections of strangers to united groups with common goals. Tuckman’s Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing model describes these stages. When you understand it, you can help your new team become effective more quickly.