Forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning (as told by the Fellowship of the Ring)
From Dan Willoughby
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Richard Tuckman’s theory of group development states that all teams must go through five phases during their natural life cycles: forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning. Clever rhyming scheme aside, this is a great way to assess group dynamics happening in your team. Learn about the five phases here, nerdily, by watching how the Fellowship of the Ring gets together.