In 1965 Dr. Bruce Tuckman first published his model of how teams develop and behave over time. This elegant and helpful explanation illustrates how a team develops maturity and ability and how relationships develop requiring different management style at different times. It also allows you to determine what stage your team is currently at, therefore how they can best be managed towards the highest level of performing. Tuckman describes how a team moves, over time, through the phases of : Teamwork Questionnaire – What Stage Is Your Team In ? Directions – This questionnaire contains statements about teamwork. Next to each question indicate how rarely or often team displays each behavior by using the following scoring system: Almost never – 1 Seldom – 2 Occasionally -3 Frequently – 4 Almost always – 5