5 Reasons Your Team Isn’t Getting Along

The Five Dysfunctions of a team – Patrick Lencioni

“Not Finance. Not Strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate
competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and because it is so rare.”

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is written as a fable about a struggling technology company. The new CEO recognises that the company has innovative products and great talent, however the executives are not working together as a team, therefore wasting the advantages of the company’s potential.  The team falls into a blame culture, no one is accepting responsibility, deadlines are being missed and things are only getting worse. The purpose of the book is to show how a situation like this can be turned around by addressing the five dysfunctions of a team. Read more