“After her first two weeks observing the problems at DecisionTech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered if she should have taken the job. But Kathryn knew there was little chance she would have turned it down. After all, retirement had made her antsy, and nothing excited her more than a challenge. What she could not have known when she accepted the job, however, was just how dysfunctional her team was, and how team members would challenge her in ways that no one ever had before.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two bestselling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. In this book, you will learn how teams fail to work cohesively together through a dynamic, five-part model of dysfunction. Through identifying these root causes of poor teamwork, teams can develop specific strategies for overcoming each of them.

If your team is in need of help, watch my book talk below and then check it out from our shelves or online. This was actually recommended to by my John Panarese of SCORE of Fox Valley. If you’re looking to grow as a business owner, join us for our monthly workshops at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.

Jay’s Book Talk: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni, Fountaindale Public LibraryBOOK INFORMATION

Genres: Business, Career, Leadership, Teamwork

First Released: 2002

Part of a Series: No

Find it!: On our shelves and Axis 360

Call Number: 658.4036 LEN