How to Recognize the 5 Stages of Group Development

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Nov 2, 2021 • 3 min read

New teams often experience growing pains—members of any team can’t work efficiently together without having any time to get acquainted with each other. In 1965, psychologist Bruce Tuckman developed an easy-to-digest model that shows how teams in various fields go through the same stages of group development. Learning these five stages of team development will allow you to shape successful teams that perform to their best potential.