The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable is a book that uses great examples to show how important leadership is in a company, on every level. It's a part of Lencioni's best selling series along with The Five Temptations of a CEO and his other work. The book offers great advice on how to be a good leader and how to help your team achieve synergy.
Lancioni uses very easy to understand approach to explaining the meaning of leadership, and how it can affect the success of a company. In this book he addresses some most common problems that occur in a team and how even the most dedicated individuals are sometimes the factor that can ruin the team's cohesion. The book is divided into two parts, with the first covering some examples of how a good leader can completely turn the company around and pull it out of a very bad situation. The second part talks about what Lancioni considers to be the five most common issues that can prevent a group of people from working as a team.
He explains how to recognize these issues as a person in a leadership position, and how to approach the problem in a correct way. Lancioni gives great advice with many tips in this book, and it can be used as a guide to become a better leader and to bring your team closer together.
If you are in a leadership position, this book can impact the teamwork and efficiency of people who are placed under your responsibility. Lancioni is spot on when it comes to common problems that can corrupt a team and ruin its cohesion. His book offers valuable information that can save you a lot of time and effort, and definitely is worth your time.
Patrick Lancioni is an author of several best-selling books on the subject of leadership, and offers sound and clear advice on how to solve some of the most common problems leaders face every day. It's easy to read, and brings an abundance of valuable information.