Organizational psychologists know that groups go through four phases of development in building a relationship. Every team effort or group must pass through these phases before it begins truly to function efficiently and successfully on its own. View this article directly from the Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, a comprehensive hands-on guide for nonprofit organizations. MNA-Building-a-Working-Relationship-from-management-manual.pdf
Michigan Nonprofit Association
Incorporated in 1990, MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through civic engagement, capacity-building, data and technology, training, and advocacy. Membership is open to all Michigan nonprofit/tax exempt organizations. For-profit businesses and government entities may join as affiliate members.