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Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of A Team : A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators - Patrick M. Lencioni

Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of A Team

A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators

Paperback Published: February 2005
ISBN: 9780787976378
Number Of Pages: 176

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In the years following the publication of Patrick Lencioni's best-seller "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, " fans have been clamoring for more information on how to implement the ideas outlined in the book. In "Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team," Lencioni offers more specific, practical guidance for overcoming the Five Dysfunctions--using tools, exercises, assessments, and real-world examples. He examines questions that all teams must ask themselves: Are we really a team? How are we currently performing? Are we prepared to invest the time and energy required to be a great team? Written concisely and to the point, this guide gives leaders, line managers, and consultants alike the tools they need to get their teams up and running quickly and effectively.

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?Lencioni is fast defining the next generation of leadership thinkers.??Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager a and Full Steam Ahead

An easy reference book for all team


A great and simple book that I was recommended by a boss many years ago and have since recommended to many others. An easy to follow and common enough scenario of a team and how to support the people in it to become effective collaborators and mission driven. Topics include a pyramid of -trust -communication -commitment -accountability - mission



Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of A Team

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Why a Field Guide? xiii

Section One: Getting Clear on the Concept 1

The Case for Teamwork 3

A Quick Overview of the Model 7

Two Important Questions 9

Section Two: Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team 11

Overcoming Dysfunction #1: Building Trust 13

Overcoming Dysfunction #2: Mastering Conflict 37

Overcoming Dysfunction #3: Achieving Commitment 51

Overcoming Dysfunction #4: Embracing Accountability 61

Overcoming Dysfunction #5: Focusing on Results 69

Section Three: Answering Questions and Anticipating Problems 81

Common Questions 83

Objections from Participants 89

Obstacles to Avoid 93

Section Four: Building the Team 101

Team-Building Road Map 103

The Initial Off-Site 107

Tools and Exercises in Detail 113

Glossary of Terms 143

Resources 149

Acknowledgments 153

About the Author 155

ISBN: 9780787976378
ISBN-10: 0787976377
Series: J-B Lencioni Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: February 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 20.37  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1