Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company. Will she succeed? Will she be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's utterly gripping tale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as much courage as it does insight.
Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which 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. Just as with his other books, Lencioni has written a compelling fable with a powerful yet deceptively simple message for all those who strive to be exceptional team leaders....Continua
In case you have not noticed, there is not much you can achieve completely on your own (apart from posting a review on the books you have read). Lencioni makes his readers aware of that by telling a parable, which makes the challenges of teamwork visible in a very vivid manner. After the parable, he describes a model of five teamwork frustrations and how to actively combat them.
I wish for everyone to work in a great team environment and this method seems like a good way to get there. As always, the real proof is not in the reading, but in the doing!...Continua
We read this while we were staff at Cornerstone Community Church and as far as non-fiction goes it was a very interesting read and helpful in the setting we read it.