You work as a lead project manager for a company that develops and produces healthcare devices. Recently, your team went through major organizational changes, which required resource changes within project teams. One of your projects underwent a 50 percent change in team member assignments. While the change posed challenges to assignments. While the change posed challenges initially, the team has finally settled and are concentrated on the project. What phase of the team development model is your project team currently engaged in?
The Tuckman ladder, also referred to as stages of team development, consists of five stages that teams may go through: forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning. In the norming stage, the team members have come to know each other well and are focused on confronting project concerns versus each other.