BSN4017 Collaborative Group Process for Nursing Professionals
Unit 2 Discussion 1 Latest 2017 March
Levi (2017) described the four main functions
of group norms (p. 53):
central values to support team identity building.
appropriate team behavior.
a unique group identity.
Consider a team in which you have been a
the goals of the group and summarize the norms that defined the group.
group norms that supported effective group function and group norms that
may have stifled creative expression or created unnecessary conformity.
Write a succinct initial post of at least 150
words. Demonstrate clarity of thought and precision in writing. Support your
discussion with at least one scholarly reference about the impact of group
norms on team functioning. The reference should be in addition to your required
Read the initial posts of all your peers and
respond to at least two, providing comments and questions that encourage
critical thinking and insight.
Levi, D. (2017). Group
dynamics for teams(5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.