Discuss in regard to all five stages of group development as covered in Nair (2010) and Aswathappa (2010).

  1. How do you think the five stages of group development  (forming, storming, norming, performing, adjourning) will be different for virtual teams as compared to traditional teams?  Discuss in regard to all five stages of group development as covered in Nair (2010) and Aswathappa (2010).
  2. Do you think virtual teams will be more or less cohesive than traditional teams?  Include a discussion of the issue of groupthink in your discussion, and use Nair (2010) and Aswathappa (2010) as your guide to the concepts of group cohesiveness and groupthink.
  3. Overall, do you think virtual teams will perform better or worse than traditional teams?  Explain your answer with references to the background readings.