One Too Many

Lencioni, Patrick
February 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p4
The article emphasizes the importance of right-sizing the leadership teams in an organization. Reducing jobs and laying people off is said to be ordinary in business. The right number of members in a group must be between three and eight, because groups larger than this would find it hard to engage in both advocacy and inquiry. Forming a leadership team shows that everyone's input is valued in the organization.


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