The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Four

This is the fourth post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the fourth dysfunction. Read about the first three dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict and Lack of Commitment. Patrick Lencioni’s fourth dysfunction, Avoidance of Accountability, was my favorite to read about. I often think in Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Three

This is the third post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the third dysfunction. Read about the first two dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust and Fear of Conflict. As described in Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Lack of Commitment is caused by the Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Two

Last week I wrote about the first dysfunction, Absence of Trust, in Patrick Lencioni’s book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. This week, I am reviewing the second dysfunction, Fear of Conflict. Just as it sounds, this dysfunction addresses the all-too-familiar characteristic of teams in which people are purposely avoiding debate. Once a team has built Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part One

This post is the first in a five part series about the book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Before finishing my MBA I set a goal (more on my goals in a later post) to read two books a month after graduation. The first book I have read as part of Read More …