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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Participant Workbook
Synopses & Reviews
Think back to a time when you experienced the satisfaction of being part of a world-class team. Whether on a sports field or in a corporate setting, that feeling of unstoppable momentum is both satisfying and energizing. It's the way teams should work, after all.
Unfortunately, the magic that accompanies a well-functioning team is often derailed by the natural human behaviors of team members and their leaders. The good news is that the dysfunctions that often trip up a well-intentioned team can be avoided.
Based on Patrick Lencioni's extraordinarily successful leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this Participant Workbook outlines Lencioni's powerful model and the actionable steps that can be used to overcome five common problems that may prevent your team from performing at its best:
As you work through the pages of this workbook with your team, you will find your team taking its first steps toward greater cohesiveness and productivity. The unique, field-tested exercises and process will set you and your team members on a path to becoming that world-class team that you know can be so remarkable.
"Lencioni's approach to team development is refreshing—practical, extremely engaging, and not touchy-feely. I would recommend this experience to any team wanting to excel."
—Vern L. Toland, managing director, Hilton Grand Vacations Company
Based on Patrick Lencioni's extraordinarily successful leadership fable "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," this "Participants Workbook" outlines Lencioni's powerful model and the actionable steps that can be used to overcome five common problems that may prevent your team from performing at its best:
1. Absence of Trust
2. Fear of Conflict
3. Lack of Commitment
4. Avoidance of Accountability
5. Inattention to Results
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Participant Workbook is part of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Workshop collection. It is the companion piece to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Facilitator's Guide. The workbook gives the workshop participant a structure to engage in exercises and review presented material.
Based on the best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this easy-to-use workbook provides participants with an opportunity to explore the pitfalls that are side-tracking their team. Ideal for team off-sites and retreats or even a series of team development meetings, this workbook is an excellent team development tool. It will allow teams of all types to begin the process of increasing cohesiveness and productivity.
About the Author
Patrick Lencioni is president of The Table Group, a San Francisco Bay Area management consulting firm. He has written six best-selling books: The Five Temptations of a CEO, The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Death by Meeting, Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team, and Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars. To learn more about Pat and his firm visit www.tablegroup.com.
Table of Contents
THE FIVE DYSFUNCTIONS OF A TEAM.
TEAM ASSESSMENT: WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE’RE GOING.
FUNDAMENTAL #1: Building Trust.
FUNDAMENTAL #2: Mastering Conflict.
FUNDAMENTAL #3: Achieving Commitment.
FUNDAMENTAL #4: Embracing Accountability.
FUNDAMENTAL #5: Focusing on Results.
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
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