The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable Like Death By Meeting this book is essentially written in a parable style. The book begins by telling the fable of a woman who, as CEO of a struggling Silicon Valley firm, took control of a dysfunctional executive committee and helped its members become successful as a team. The author offers explicit instructions for overcoming the behavioral tendencies that he notes corrupt teams. (i.e. lack of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment, avoidance of accountability, etc)
For new leaders, this guide will be a major asset for those struggling with the inherent difficulties of leading a group.Simply, this is program for anyone who is a member of a team that needs improvement.