Food for Thought: Team Dysfunction

Teamwork is the ultimate competitive advantage.  Fostering teams is a direct route to higher performance and a healthy organization.  While teams may encounter all sorts of conflict and discord, Patrick Lencioni (author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and business expert) suggests that the obstacles to team success boil down to five issues:

  1. Absence of Trust
  2. Fear of Conflict
  3. Lack of Commitment
  4. Avoidance of Accountability
  5. Inattention to Results

Here are some articles we’ve been reading while thinking about ways to keep our team healthy and successful:

Click here to read about Team Dysfunction

Patrick Lencioni has created an assessment to measure your teams’ strengths and weaknesses in these five key areas – allowing for targeted improvement.

Try it with your team today!

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