Adjourning Stage of Group Development: Definition & Explanation


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The adjourning stage of group development is also known as the:

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1. To achieve closure during the adjourning stage of group development, it is important to:

2. A group moves into the adjourning stage when it:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What happens during the adjourning stage of group development? This quiz/worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your knowledge of this topic.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Another term for the adjourning stage
  • How to achieve closure during the adjourning stage
  • What a group does to move into the adjourning stage
  • A limitation of the original model of group development

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of closure for groups or teams at the end of a project
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first four stages of group development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how group members may feel during the adjourning stage

Additional Learning

To learn more about this psychological stage, review the accompanying lesson called Adjourning Stage of Group Development: Definition, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the original four stages of group development
  • Detail what happens during the final adjourning stage
  • Discuss how the model of group development could be limited