Patrick M Lencioni


Books by Patrick M Lencioni


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The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family: A Leadership Fable about Restoring Sanity to the Most Important Organization in Your Life

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In this unique and groundbreaking book, business consultant and "New York Times" best-selling author Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives--the family. As a husband and the father of four young boys, Lencioni realized the discrepancy between the time and energy his clients put into running their organizations and the reactive way most people run their personal lives. Having experienced the stress of a frantic family firsthand, he and his wife began applying some of the tools he uses with Fortune 500 companies at home, and with surprising results.
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The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business

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In this book, Lencioni delivers a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides. He offers leaders with a groundbreaking, approachable model for achieving organizational health--complete with stories, tips and anecdotes from his experiences consulting to some of the nation's leading organizations.
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Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

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Best-selling author Lencioni's latest business fable takes on meetings--why people hate them, why they shouldn't, and how to make them great. Through fictional narrative, modeling, and practical suggestions, Lencioni shows how to turn meetings from painful and tedious to productive, compelling, and even energizing.
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

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Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two bestselling books, "The Five Temptations of a CEO" and "The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive."
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Manga Edition: An Illustrated Leadership Fable

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Lencioni provides a powerful theory about the five behavioral tendencies that corrupt teams. His insights are both groundbreaking and simple, and they are presented in a way that can be applied in any organization immediately.
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The Five Temptations of a CEO, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Leadership Fable (Anniversary)

Available in: eBook, Hardcover
The lessons in this work are as relevant today as ever, and this special anniversary edition celebrates 10 years of inspiration and enlightenment with a new Introduction and testimonials from respected business leaders.
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The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: The Four Disciplines at the Heart of Making Any Organization World Class

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Fresh off the success of his "The Five Temptations of a CEO", Lencioni tackles the primary issue that all business leaders must address: the key to success lies in organizational health. In this engaging and instructive story, he identifies four simple principles to guide organizations in the complex process of developing and maintaining organizational culture.
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The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues

Available in: eBook, Hardcover

In his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy teamwork. Here he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player.

In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle's company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork. Jeff must crack the code on the virtues that real team players possess, and then build a culture of hiring and development around those virtues.

Beyond the fable, Lencioni presents a practical framework and actionable tools for identifying, hiring, and developing ideal team players. Whether you're a leader trying to create a culture around teamwork, a staffing professional looking to hire real team players, or a team player wanting to improve yourself, this book will prove to be as useful as it is compelling.

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Managing for Employee Engagement Participant Workbook

Available in: Paperback
Discover how you can make your employees more fulfilled--and more successful--in their jobs

It is a simple fact of business life that any job, from investment banker to dishwasher, can become miserable--and that even the most well-meaning manager can miss the causes. According to Patrick Lencioni, three underlying factors make a job miserable--anonymity, irrelevance, and immeasurement. Based on Lencioni's Three Signs of a Miserable Job model, the Managing for Employee Engagement Workshop will help managers understand the root causes of job misery and provides action items to develop an engaged workforce.

Participants will also: Examine the Three Signs of a Miserable Job model and explore the effects of job misery on employees, managers, and organizations Use the feedback from a 180-degree assessment to identify your behaviors which may contribute to employee misery Learn simple yet powerful techniques for making your employees' jobs more fulfilling and more productive

The Managing for Employee Engagement: Participant Workbook is the companion piece to the Facilitator's Guide Set.

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Managing for Employee Engagement: Poster

Available in: Paperback, Loose Leaf, Ringbound
Discover how you can make your employees more fulfilled--and more successful--in their jobs

It is a simple fact of business life that any job, from investment banker to dishwasher, can become miserable--and that even the most well-meaning manager can miss the causes. According to Patrick Lencioni, three underlying factors make a job miserable--anonymity, irrelevance, and immeasurement. Based on Lencioni's Three Signs of a Miserable Job model, the Managing for Employee Engagement Workshop will help managers understand the root causes of job misery and provides action items to develop an engaged workforce.

The Managing for Employee Engagement: Poster serves as a visual illustration of the Three Signs model. It is designed to accompany an the full or half day workshop.

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Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators

Available in: Paperback, eBook
In the years following the publication of Patrick Lencioni's best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, fans have been clamoring for more information on how to implement the ideas outlined in the book. In Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Lencioni offers more specific, practical guidance for overcoming the Five Dysfunctions--using tools, exercises, assessments, and real-world examples. He examines questions that all teams must ask themselves: Are we really a team? How are we currently performing? Are we prepared to invest the time and energy required to be a great team? Written concisely and to the point, this guide gives leaders, line managers, and consultants alike the tools they need to get their teams up and running quickly and effectively.
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The Patrick Lencioni Box Set

Available in: Hardcover
Inspire and transform your team and your organization! Patrick Lencioni's inspiring stories, practical models, and actionable steps for organizational health, teamwork, leadership, and employee engagement have transformed individuals, teams, and companies worldwide. His compelling fables with powerful yet deceptively simple messages are written for anyone who strives to become an exceptional leader. Year after year, Patrick Lencioni's books continue to be a fixture on national bestseller lists including such notable publications as the "New York Times "and" Wall Street Journal. "At long last, his 10 extraordinary books are available together in one limited edition box set. The set includes: "The Five Temptations of a CEO, Tenth Anniversary Edition " "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team" "Death by Meeting" "The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive" "Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team" "The Three Signs of a Miserable Job" "Silos, Politics and Turf Wars" "Getting Naked" "The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family" "The Advantage " Discover for yourself why Patrick Lencioni's business books have sold 4 million copies with translations in more than 25 languages. The classic design and meaningful message of this remarkable boxed set makes a welcome addition to any professional, student, or family library.
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Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable about Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors

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A bestselling management expert's fifth book offers solutions to a key leadership issue: the impact of turf wars and political infighting on organizational effectiveness, written in the form of a realistic but fictional story.
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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: DVD Presentation and Companion Guide

Available in: Hardcover, Other, eBook
In his sixth fable, bestselling author Lencioni reveals the three elements that make work miserable--immeasurability, anonymity, and irrelevance--and gives managers and employees the keys to make any job fulfilling and rewarding.
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The Truth about Employee Engagement: A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery

Available in: Hardcover, eBook

The Truth About Employee Engagement was originally published as The Three Signs of a Miserable Job.

A bestselling author and business guru tells how to improve job satisfaction and performance.

In his sixth fable, bestselling author Patrick Lencioni takes on a topic that almost everyone can relate to: job misery. Millions of workers, even those who have carefully chosen careers based on true passions and interests, dread going to work, suffering each day as they trudge to jobs that make them cynical, weary, and frustrated. It is a simple fact of business life that any job, from investment banker to dishwasher, can become miserable. Through the story of a CEO turned pizzeria manager, Lencioni reveals the three elements that make work miserable -- irrelevance, immeasurability, and anonymity -- and gives managers and their employees the keys to make any job more engaging.

As with all of Lencioni's books, this one is filled with actionable advice you can put into effect immediately. In addition to the fable, the book includes a detailed model examining the three root causes of job misery and how they can be remedied. It covers the benefits of managing for job engagement within organizations -- increased productivity, greater retention, and competitive advantage -- and offers examples of how managers can use the applications in the book to deal with specific jobs and situations.

Patrick Lencioni is President of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational health. As a consultant and keynote speaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives and executive teams in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to high-tech startups to universities and nonprofits. His clients include. AT&T, Direct TV, JCPenney, Microsoft, Nestle, Northwestern Mutual, Southwest Airlines and St. Jude Chilren's Research Hospital. Lencioni is the author of ten bestselling books, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage. He previously worked for Oracle, Sybase, and the management consulting firm Bain & Company.