Group Development and Organizational Culture

1. Team development occurs in four primary stages: forming,
storming, norming, and performing. Obviously, the ideal state is performing,
and performing at a high level. What kinds of behaviors would you expect to see
in the forming stage, and what can you do to solidify the team?

2. In real life, project managers rarely have only one
project to focus on. The same is true of many of the team members. This often
creates dual reporting lines that don’t follow the traditional organizational
structures. How can you use the organization’s culture to help minimize
conflicting agendas that the team members may have to deal with? Please cite