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TEAM THEORY: What is the performing stage of Tuckman's team theory?

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Tuckman's theory focuses on the way in which a team tackles a task in different stages: Forming - Storming - Norming - Performing.

After the norming stage, it is the performing stage.
During the performing stage, members work so effectively at sharing responsibilities that it is increasingly difficult to tell who the actual team leader is.
With group norms and roles established, group members focus on achieving common goals, often reaching an unexpectedly high level of success.
By this time, they are motivated and knowledgeable.
The team members are now competent, autonomous and able to handle the decision-making process without supervision.