(1) Organizational Design
More than ever, groups and teams are responsible for executing tasks in the workplace. Take a position on the following statement: All organizations should use the group structure as the basic building block for designing and organizing jobs.
(2)Group Development Process
Consider the Tuckman group stage process schema as discussed in Chapter 2 of your text.  Identify specific actions a manager can take at each stage of the process to best help a group reach the performing stage. Support your statement with the textbook (use and cite).

Required Resources


Read the following chapters in Group behavior in organizations:

  • Chapter 1: Understanding Groups and Teams
  • Chapter 2: Group Development


Elements of group dynamics [Video file]. Retrieved from Films on Demand.

Finding the right resources [Video file]. Retrieved from Films on Demand.