Centillion Case Study

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The second stage of Tuckman’s model is storming which indicates a period of outbreak of conflicts in the group. In the case of Centillion, several issues of disagreement have happened simultaneously. Tuckman explains the team structure at this stage as “intragroup hostility”, where the negative independence is discovered by Schroder and Harvey to explain the situation of conflict (Tuckman, 1965). Hence, effective communication and practical leadership management is necessary for the group to progress further. Communication level is the most crucial part in team building; it directly links to the success of the team. One of the study of MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory indicates that the most important element of predicting team 's success is…show more content…
An effective distributed leadership system is critical in team building process and improving of productivity and creativity. Though the character flaw of Geeta may give rise to Dominic’s discouragement, she plays an important role at the phase 2 (Barry’s theory corresponds to the storming stage in Tuckman) as a social leader and envisioner. As Geeta identifies the constructive problems, she makes decisions and gives specific orders to her members, which makes her an effective social leader (Barry, 1991). In addition, Geeta fulfils the responsibility of an envisioner by generating different opinions from the members, as well as making declaration of rules and…show more content…
The circumstance with trust and respect is created and brings a highly satisfied and motivated team, along with the high productivity. Team leadership strategy is applied in phase 2. (Khan, Langove, Shah, & Javid, 2015). However, the absence of organizer and spanner at this stage draws the attention to the future team development. Since the team leader is assigned to Geeta, it is hard to have varied leadership functions. Nevertheless, Kuldeep could be the underlying organizer to “[lead] scheduling effort” (Barry, 1991) given his advantage on organizing. As well as Dominic who could be the underlying spanner to link the group work to the outside resources as he is experienced on client liaison and marketing. The shared leadership among team members may exist (CARSON, TESLUK, & MARRONE, 2007). In general, the storming stage is inevitable but is also important for establishing an effective distributed leadership system. This is a significate period for testing out the leader and allocating roles to members. However, the strained communication and the lack of leadership types can brings the risk of fail. Thus, it is important for a team to seek mutual acceptable solutions to these
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