5 disfunctions of a team (5) Inattention to results

You’ve inherited what you consider a dysfunctional team, but what makes you think they are dysfunctional? We’re on our last leg now. The team trust one another, have productive meetings where positive conflict is mandated, share commitments and hold each other accountable… but a lack of focus on results can ruin a happy group.

Patrick Lencioni created a very understandable model about how and why teams are dysfunctional and how you can assist them to function better. … Read more

5 disfunctions of a team (4) Avoidance of Accountability

You’ve inherited what you consider a dysfunctional team, but what makes you think they are dysfunctional?  IN the last three weeks we’ve reviewed lack of trust, fear of conflict and lack of commitment. This week, lets review avoidance of accountability.

Patrick Lencioni created a very understandable model about how and why teams are dysfunctional and how you can assist them to function better. … Read more

5 disfunctions of a team (3) Lack of Commitment

You’ve inherited what you consider a dysfunctional team, but what makes you think they are dysfunctional? IN the last two weeks we have discussed the real basis for dysfunction a lack of trust and an inability to manage conflict. Once you’ve overcome these two- we get to addressing a lack of commitment.

Patrick Lencioni created a very understandable model about how and why teams are dysfunctional and how you can assist them to function better. … Read more

5 disfunctions of a team (2) Fear of conflict

You’ve inherited what you consider a dysfunctional team, but what makes you think they are dysfunctional?  Last week we analysed the first cause of dysfunction- a lack of trust. Now we move on.

Patrick Lencioni created a very understandable model about how and why teams are dysfunctional and how you can assist them to function better.  Lets work at the base, the most fundamental dysfunctions, and work our way up.… Read more

5 Dysfunctions of a team (1) absence of trust

You’ve inherited what you consider a dysfunctional team, but what makes you think they are dysfunctional?

We all agree if you can get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any market, against any competition. But the truth is that genuine teamwork remains elusive in most organizations and in most teams. And the reason comes from falling unknowingly to the 5 dysfunction pitfalls.… Read more