TITLE

Team Dysfunction

AUTHOR(S)
Lencioni, Patrick
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2006, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents his views about team dysfunction. According to him, all teams are dysfunctional. He said that teams are made up of fallible, imperfect human beings. He said that the causes of dysfunction can be identified and cured. He stated that levels of courage and discipline are required to make a team functional and cohesive. Five dysfunctions that should be addressed by teams are discussed.
ACCESSION #
23587490

 

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