Team Snafu

21st July 2006 at 01:00
While clearing out before the summer break, the Diary's eye falls on a large orange booklet, entitled Every Leader. It sets out Essex LEA's leadership strategy and it's a gem.JOn page 28, for instance, under "key leadership aspirations,"

it lists the four stages of effective team working as: Storming; Forming; Norming; Performing. We pass them on as a soothing mantra for the holidays.JHappy norming.

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