Chapter 39

Team Building and Motivation

Abstract

The advantages of teams and their characteristics are described and tabulated. The well known Tuckman team development stages of Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Mourning are discussed, as are the nine Belbin characteristics required for building a balanced team. A diagram explains Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and Herzberg’s motivational hygiene theory includes a list of the hygiene factors and motivators.

Keywords

Team building; Maslow’s hierarchy of needs; Herzberg’s motivational hygiene theory; team development; Tuckman development stages Motivation and Teams

Chapter Outline

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