The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable   -     By: Patrick Lencioni
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

John Wiley & Sons / 2002 / Hardcover

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Just as with his other bestselling books, Patrick Lencioni has written a compelling fable with a deceptively simple yet powerful message for all those who strive to be exceptional team leaders. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions that go to the very heart of why teams - even the best ones - often struggle. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive, effective team.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 229
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0787960756
ISBN-13: 9780787960759
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Author Bio

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The TableGroup, a management consulting firm specializing in executive teamdevelopment and organizational health. As a consultant and keynotespeaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives inorganizations ranging from Fortune 500s and high-tech start-ups touniversities and nonprofits. He is the author of ten nationallyrecognized books, including The Advantage.

To learn more about Patrick, and the products and servicesoffered by his firm, The Table Group, please visitwww.tablegroup.com.

Editorial Reviews

In keeping with the parable style, Lencioni (The FiveTemptations of a CEO) begins by telling the fable of woman who,as CEO of a struggling Silicon Valley firm, took control of adysfunctional executive committee and helped its members succeed asa team. Story time over, Lencioni offers explicit instructions forovercoming the human behavioral tendencies that he says corruptteams (absence of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment,avoidance of accountability and inattention to results). Succinctyet sympathetic, this guide will be a boon for those strugglingwith the inherent difficulties of leading a group.

Building a cohesive team is not complicated, declares Lencioni,president of his own management consulting firm and author ofThe Five Temptations of a CEO. Departing from the dry,theoretical writing of many management books, he presents his casein the context of a fictional organization, and in doing sosucceeds at communicating his ideas. The story is about a femaleCEO who is hired to bring together a dysfunctional executive staffto work as a team in a company that just two years earlier hadlooked promising. The scenarios that follow are recognizable andcan be applied anywhere teamwork is involved, whether it is amultinational company, a small department within a largerorganization, or a sports team. The five dysfunctions discussed areabsence of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment, avoidanceof accountability, and inattention to results. At the end of thestory, the main points are summarized, and clearly writtensuggestions and exercises are offered to help, bring about change.Concise and easy to follow, this book is recommended for academicand public libraries with management collections and for anyone whois a member of a team that needs improvement. —Bellinda Wise,Nassau Community Call. Lib. Garden City, NY (LibraryJournal, April 15, 2002)

"...there is a lot of good sense in this book...certainly offerssome useful pointers..." (Supply Management, 28 March2002)

"...is worth exploring..." (Progress, Summer 2002)

"...an entertaining quick read filled with information easy todigest..." (The star online, 12 August 2003)

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