Remember the Titans
HRD 363 Midterm
Tuckman and Jensen 1977
Tuckman and Jensen model focuses on the development of internal relations among the team members. There are 5 stages, Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning.
The movie Remember the Titans was very inspiring especially because it is based on a true story. This movie showed all of Tuckman’s 5 stages.
Stages of Group Development
The first stage is forming; this is when members get to know one another. This is one of the most important stages. In the movie, this occurs when all of the football players are in the gym ready to meet Coach Boone. All the different race groups were together. In this interaction, the athletes have come together …show more content…
The final stage is adjourning; this is the stage where the task is completed and end of the group. This can be later on in-group development; it can even be months or years. This stage is shown in Remember the Titans when Gary dies several years later the team still came together for his funeral. This is how you know the real meaning of a team, even after you break up and go your separate ways you still support each other and are there for each other in difficult times. It did not matter black or white, they were a team and they were like family who came together to make a difference. At the funeral scene, the teammates are humming to their song they had together. This was extremely touching. Coach Boone really made a