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18. How Dysfunctional Is Your Team?

By Patrick Lencioni - December 2019

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18. How Dysfunctional Is Your Team?

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Episode Summary

Pat and the team dig into The Five Dysfunctions of a Team model and use the Table Group's Online Team Assessment to help listeners identify the dysfunction on their own teams. 


 

Show Notes

2:16  How did Patrick Lencioni come up with the title of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

4:35 — Patrick Lencioni breaks down the 5 Dysfunctions Model.

4:50  Dysfunction 1: The Lack of Trust. 

5:52  Dysfunction 2: The Fear of Conflict.

7:12  Why did Patrick Lencioni call it conflict and not debate or discussion? 

9:50  Dysfunction 3: The Inability to Commit. 

10:10  Chris Jenson explains why healthy conflict leads to true team commitment. 

11:04  This is not about consensus: it’s about disagreeing and committing to the decision.  

12:53  Dysfunction 4: The Unwillingness to Hold Others Accountable

14:57  Dysfunction 5: The Inattention to Results 

16:26  How to diagnosis how dysfunctional your team really is: The Team Assessment Report.

21:02  Questions from the Team Assessment Report - Trust. 

23:44  Questions from the Team Assessment Report - Trust. 

26:50  Questions from the Team Assessment Report - Conflict. 

27:50  Chris Jenson explains who is responsible to ensure important issues are discussed during meetings. 

28:55  If you believe something is true it’s worth being loud about.

31:47  Chris Jenson explains why teams need to take the team assessment

33:30  The team unpacks the question: are your meetings boring? 

35:08  Questions from the Team Assessment Report on Commitment 

37:16  Questions from the Team Assessment Report on Accountability 

39:40  Patrick Lencioni explains why accountability is an act of love.

41:05  Questions from the Team Assessment Report on Results. 

42:42  The point of taking this assessment is to have the necessary conversations with your team.



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