Teamwork: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
"If you get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time."
Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is the world's definitive guide for building healthy teams. Packed full of practical information in an easy-to-read fable, the book has sold more than 3 million copies, been translated into more than 30 languages, and helped countless teams all over the world.
Dysfunction #1: Absence of Trust
The fear of being vulnerable prevents team members from building trust with each other.
Dysfunction #2: Fear of Conflict
The desire to preserve artificial harmony stifles productive ideological conflict within the team.
Dysfunction #3: Lack of Commitment
The lack of clarity and/or buy-in prevents team members from making decisions they stick to.
Dysfunction #4: Avoidance of Accountability
The need to avoid interpersonal discomfort prevents team members from holding each other accountable for their behaviors and performance.
Dysfunction #5: Inattention to Results
The pursuit of individual goals and personal status erodes the team's focus on collective success.
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