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Article 8.1: Small-Group Development

Tuckman, B. W., and  Jensen, M. A. C. (1977). Stages of Small-Group Development Revisited. Group & Organization Management, 2 (4): 419-427.

This reading relates to Learning Objective 8-4.

Questions that apply to this article:

  1. Tuckman first proposed a model of group development. Explain this concept?
  2. Why did Tuckman feel that the literature was not representative of small group development?
  3. How does Zurcher’s seven stages compare to Tuckman’s four stages?