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    • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    • A Leadership Fable
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Charles Stransky; introduction by Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Quick and Easy

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 26.79

    • The Ideal Team Player

    • How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues: A Leadership Fable
    • Written by: Patrick M. Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • overall, fantastic

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-03-19

    Price: CDN$ 16.12

    • The Advantage

    • Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 28.21

    • Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 46.09

    • Death by Meeting

    • A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Jack Arthur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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.

    • A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Jack Arthur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 2004-03-25
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 26.79

    • The Five Temptations of a CEO

    • A Leadership Fable
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 17.84

    • Getting Naked

    • A Business Fable About Shedding the Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    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
    • Great listen!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-03-24
    • A Business Fable About Shedding the Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 2010-02-23
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 32.16

    • The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive

    • A Leadership Fable
    • Written 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 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 17.84

    • The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    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
    • compelling argument

    • By Andy on 2018-11-27

    Price: CDN$ 32.16

    • Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    "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
    • Compelling but flawed...

    • By Corey Scott on 2019-04-11

    Price: CDN$ 26.79

    • The Three Big Questions for the Frantic Family

    • A Leadership Fable
    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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
    • Practical, focused, insightful

    • By Simon on 2019-03-16

    Price: CDN$ 18.82

    • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Gary Noon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams. 

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

    • Written by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Michael Mentzel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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!

    Price: CDN$ 17.34