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    • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    • A Leadership Fable
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Charles Stransky; introduction by Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,624
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,606

    In keeping with the parable style, Patrick Lencioni 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 succeed as a team. Story time over, Lencioni offers explicit instructions for overcoming the human behavioral tendencies that he says corrupt teams. Succinct yet sympathetic, this guide will be a boon for those struggling with the inherent difficulties of leading a group.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good concepts and great medium to convey them...

    • By Niket Parikh on 10-27-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Ideal Team Player

    • How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues: A Leadership Fable
    • By: Patrick M. Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,477
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,172

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lot of talk about a simple concept

    • By Andrea on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Advantage

    • Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,860
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,841

    This is the promise of The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni’s bold manifesto about the most unexploited opportunity in modern business. In his immensely readable and accessible style, Lencioni makes the case that there is no better way to achieve profound improvement in an organization than by attacking the root causes of dysfunction, politics, and confusion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Advantage

    • By ALWALEED on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    • A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Joel Lefferrt
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 717
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 490
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 492

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Incomplete

    • By MBS on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $34.83

    • Death by Meeting

    • A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Jack Arthur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,561
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040

    In his latest engrossing work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings. And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Comprehensive and not too academic

    • By Jim Hill on 12-18-04
    • A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Jack Arthur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 03-25-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,561 ratings

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Getting Naked

    • A Business Fable About Shedding the Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 888
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 886

    Another extraordinary business fable from the New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni. This new book in the popular Lencioni series shows what it takes to gain a real and lasting competitive edge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comfort Food that's Good for You

    • By ROBERT on 05-05-13
    • A Business Fable About Shedding the Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 02-23-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081 ratings

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive

    • A Leadership Fable
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Charles Stransky; introduction by Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 829

    As CEO, most everything that Rich O'Connor did had something to do with at least one of the four disciplines on his famed "yellow sheet." Rich never suspected that it would become the blueprint of an employee's plan to destroy the firm. Best selling author Lencioni brings us a fable that focuses on a leader's crucial role in building a healthy organization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very insightful

    • By Chris on 04-07-04

    Regular price: $13.27

    • The Five Temptations of a CEO

    • A Leadership Fable
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 709
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 530

    Young, ambitious, and overwhelmed, Andrew O'Brien personifies a part of every leader as he wanders in search of the elusive silver bullet that will propel him to success. He happens upon an unlikely guide who distills the seemingly infinite list of leadership perils into the five temptations of a CEO. In an intense and often combative exchange, the two debate fundamental issues faced by all leaders, issues involving personal integrity and effectiveness in the ongoing struggle for success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, clear, and lasting

    • By Mark K on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 412

    "Silos" are organizations' vertical structures, but the word has become synonymous with barriers to workplace effectiveness and connotes deep political infighting. Silos devastate organizations, kill productivity, push good people out the door, and jeopardize the achievement of corporate goals. They cause stress, exasperation, and disappointment by forcing employees to fight bloody, unwinnable battles with people who should be teammates.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Simplistic Solutions to Complex Problems

    • By Marty on 12-23-10

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 748
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 536
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538

    In his sixth fable, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni takes on a topic that almost everyone can relate to: the causes of a miserable job. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful, simple look at all employee's needs

    • By John on 08-30-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Three Big Questions for the Frantic Family

    • A Leadership Fable
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely practical, highly useful

    • By James on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Michael Mentzel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In "Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams" bietet Ihnen Patrick Lencioni eine Leadership-Fabel, die sowohl fesselnd und spannend als auch realistisch, relevant und praxisnah ist. Mit seinem messerscharfen Verstand und seiner Storytelling-Power befasst sich Lencioni mit der faszinierenden und komplexen Welt von Teams. Er zeigt die 5 Dysfunktionen auf, durch die Teams immer wieder scheitern und wie man diese behebt. Ein Muss für alle, die außergewöhnliche Teamleiter und Führungskräfte werden möchten!

    Regular price: $12.90