The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Leoncioni - Book Summary - Readtrepreneur
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Teamwork or the lack thereof can make or break a team. Having a good team that can work efficiently together is more important than you think. This book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team tells the story of DecisionTech, a promising start- up company that starts to fall apart because of the dysfunctional team managing the company. However, Kathryn Peterson is hired just in time and aims to make things right again.
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"When there is trust, conflict becomes nothing but the pursuit of truth, an attempt to find the best possible answer." - Patrick Leoncioni
The conflicts presented in the story may very well be what we are already facing. Through different characters in the story, this book shows the many different kind of personalities that exist within an organization, and how we, as leaders or employees, can tackle them. Understanding the five dysfunctions that a team can face allows us to be in better control when we face similar situations and helps us apply the right strategy to solve problems.
P.S. Gain invaluable insight on what could make or break a team. What you thought you knew about trust and conflict, may be proven wrong with this compelling fable.