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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Manga Edition

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Manga Edition

An Illustrated Leadership Fable

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118179153
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 600
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The blockbuster bestseller now in a manga edition--fully illustrated and fun to read! Beautifully illustrated by Kensuke Okabayashi, this enthralling edition of Patrick Lencioni's massive bestseller gives readers a new format in which to understand the fascinating, complex world of teams. Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company. Will she succeed? Will she be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's gripping tale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as much courage as it does insight. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions that go to the heart of why teams--even the best ones--often struggle. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive, effective team. This is a compelling fable with a powerful, yet deceptively simple message for all those who strive to be exceptional leaders. Kensuke Okabayashi (Jersey City, NJ) is a working illustrator, a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, and an instructor at the Educational Alliance Art School in New York City.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

A Leadership Fable

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470893869
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
  • View: 4124
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In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team 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. Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company. Will she succeed? Will she be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's utterly gripping tale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as much courage as it does insight. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which go to the very heart of why teams even the best ones-often struggle. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive, effective team. Just as with his other books, Lencioni has written a compelling fable with a powerful yet deceptively simple message for all those who strive to be exceptional team leaders.

Silos, Politics and Turf Wars

Silos, Politics and Turf Wars

A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470893890
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 224
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In yet another page-turner, New York Times best-selling author and acclaimed management expert Patrick Lencioni addresses the costly and maddening issue of silos, the barriers that create organizational politics. Silos devastate organizations, kill productivity, push good people out the door, and jeopardize the achievement of corporate goals. As with his other books, Lencioni writes Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars as a fictional—but eerily realistic—story. The story is about Jude Cousins, an eager young management consultant struggling to launch his practice by solving one of the more universal and frustrating problems faced by his clients. Through trial and error, he develops a simple yet ground-breaking approach for helping them transform confusion and infighting into clarity and alignment.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Participant Workbook

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0787986208
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 72
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Manga For Dummies

Manga For Dummies

  • Author: Kensuke Okabayashi
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118051054
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 432
  • View: 2351
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If you love Manga, you’ll eat Manga For Dummies, right up. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create all of your favorite Manga characters from rough sketch through final full-color renderings. You’ll build your skills as you draw animals, mythical creatures, superheroes, teenagers, and villains—along with their weapons, cars, and homes. Soon you’ll be inventing your own characters and placing them in stylish poses and stirring action scenes. Before you know it you’ll be knocking out storyboards and plotlines for you own Manga book. Find out how to: Gear up for drawing with all the right tools and materials Develop the basic skills of Manga figure drawing Customize and accessorize your Manga characters Design spectacular weapons, gadgets, mechas, and vehicles Create 3-D drawings and give characters motion and emotion Write an exciting Manga Story Complete with a stunning, full-color 8 page insert, Manga for Dummies is your real-life guide to the ultimate fantasy world.

What the CEO Wants You to Know

What the CEO Wants You to Know

How Your Company Really Works

  • Author: Ram Charan
  • Publisher: Currency
  • ISBN: 0553417789
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 176
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A powerful lesson in what is really important in business, this remarkable book by an ultimate insider takes the lessons of the peddler and reveals how they can be used by the rest of us. Reminiscent of bestsellers such as "Who Moved My Cheese?" and" The One-Minute Manager, What the CEO Wants You to Know" is simple, direct, and of immense use to everyone in business.

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470893885
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 176
  • View: 1968
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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.

Beyond Threat

Beyond Threat

  • Author: Nelisha Wickremasinghe
  • Publisher: Triarchy Press via PublishDrive
  • ISBN: 1911193325
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 248
  • View: 6398
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Most workplace problems are caused by over-exposure to real/imagined threat. This activates the 'threat brain'. When combined with our 'drive brain', we fall into destructive loops of compulsive behaviour. This book explains the Trimotive Brain and shows how to identify these emotions and regulate them by being more aware of unconscious motivation.

The Trusted Advisor

The Trusted Advisor

  • Author: David H. Maister,Robert Galford,Charles Green
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 147110964X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 224
  • View: 4281
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Beside talent and a sterling portfolio, what can world-class consultants like Deloitte & Touche, Societe General and Towers Perrin boast has helped them achieve success in our entrepreneurial economy? They all have the inside track on the indispensable "Trusted Advisor" model for client relationships, created by renowned experts Charles Green and Robert Galford. Now Green and Galford have teamed up with the acclaimed David Maister in order to help their latest high-profile, fast-forward client: you. In this straightforward guide, Maister, Green and Galford show readers that the key to professional success goes well beyond technical mastery or expertise. Today, it's all about the vital ability to earn the client's trust and thereby win the ability to influence them. In these high risk times, trust is more valuable than gold. With this critical, highly detailed and accessible resource, readers will learn the five crucial steps for developing, managing and improving client confidence. For both emerging and established entrepreneurs and consultants, THE TRUSTED ADVISOR is the first truly indispensable business book of the decade.

Summary of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Summary of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

By Patrick Lencioni | Includes Analysis

  • Author: Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher: Idreambooks
  • ISBN: 9781945272110
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 30
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Inside this Instaread of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team:* Overview of the book* Important People* Key Takeaways* Analysis of Key Takeaways

The Little Book of Big Management Questions

The Little Book of Big Management Questions

The 76 most important questions and how to answer them

  • Author: Jim McGrath
  • Publisher: Pearson UK
  • ISBN: 129201363X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 216
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You’re a busy manager and you want practical, effective answers to everyday problems – fast! The Little Book of Big Management Questions provides instant solutions to the key questions that every manager asks themselves: How can I motivate my team? How do I calculate the length of the project? How do I delegate effectively? How do I prepare a strategic plan? And many, many more. Each question is easy to find, explains why it’s important and the business thinking behind it. Then the fast, focused, expert solutions immediately empower you to take action and move forward with confidence. The Little Book of Big Management Questions will make sure you can: · Instantly and expertly handle a wide range of management challenges · Be more prepared, more decisive and more in control · Get the best from your team, the respect of your colleagues and the support of your peers · Fully understand your responsibilities, the company you work for and your role within it. All you want to know and how to apply it – in a nutshell.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Facilitator's Guide Set Deluxe

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Facilitator's Guide Set Deluxe

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: Pfeiffer
  • ISBN: 9781118176740
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 400
  • View: 656
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Based on my work with executive teams over the past ten years, I've come to the conclusion that teamwork remains the single most untapped competitive advantage for any organization. Whether you work in a corporation, a non-profit, or a small, entrepreneurial venture, finding a way to minimize politics and confusion within your organization can lead to extraordinary improvement in morale, productivity, and results. --Patrick Lencioni Based on the best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, the new edition of this easy-to-use workbook provides participants with an opportunity to explore the pitfalls that are side-tracking their team. Beginning with a 38-item team assessment, the workbook guides participants through The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: • Absence of Trust • Fear of Conflict • Lack of Commitment • Avoidance of Accountability • Inattention to Results In addition to the standard workshop for teams, this expanded second edition featues a workshop targeted toward managers and team-leaders. Perfect for off-sites and retreats or even a series of team development meetings, this workbook is an excellent team development tool. It will allow leaders to begin the process of increasing cohesiveness and productivity. This Deluxe Facilitator's Guide also offers The Five Dysfunctions of a Team DVD Presentation, in addition to the components of the standard Facilitator's Guide: binder (with tabs and loose-leaf pages), hardcover book, paper assessment, sample participant workbooks and poster.

Trying to Get There

Trying to Get There

Navigating Your Success

  • Author: Roderick Akelo Hardamon
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935052630
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 125
  • View: 2389
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Trying to Get There: Navigating Your Success is an inspiring "one-on-one" discussion for all who are fighting the fight to be successful. It is the story of Roderick A. Hardamon, a young, talented financial services executive who reached the upper echelon of Wall Street in just 10 years. Reflecting his urban background juxtaposed against Mr. Hardamon's refined global perspective, Trying to Get There is a roadmap for all who are on the journey to success.

Unmistakable Impact

Unmistakable Impact

A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction

  • Author: Jim Knight
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • ISBN: 1452239495
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 336
  • View: 7729
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A focused approach to school improvement that hits the mark This book simplifies the process for becoming an Impact School through targeted, consistent professional learning that is done with teachers, not to teachers. Award-winning author Jim Knight provides tangible tools for translating staff members’ joy of learning into high-leverage practices that achieve dramatic results. Characteristics of Impact Schools include: A focused, clearly defined improvement plan that takes into account the complexity of teaching and learning relationships A school culture that encourages enrollment in ongoing professional development Alignment of purpose and actions among all staff members

The Advantage

The Advantage

Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118266102
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
  • View: 1781
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There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides. Simply put, an organization is healthy when it is whole, consistent and complete, when its management, operations and culture are unified. Healthy organizations outperform their counterparts, are free of politics and confusion and provide an environment where star performers never want to leave. Lencioni’s first non-fiction book provides 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. In this age of informational ubiquity and nano-second change, it is no longer enough to build a competitive advantage based on intelligence alone. The Advantage provides a foundational construct for conducting business in a new way—one that maximizes human potential and aligns the organization around a common set of principles.

Feedforward

Feedforward

  • Author: Marshall Goldsmith
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781939418005
  • Category: Communication in management
  • Page: 16
  • View: 7209
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This short comic of Feedforward will eliminate your usage of feedback which rehashes a past that cannot be changed, and will encourage you to spend your time giving Feedforward to create the future.

Death by Meeting

Death by Meeting

A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470893876
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 270
  • View: 9754
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Casey McDaniel had never been so nervous in his life. In just ten minutes, The Meeting, as it would forever beknown, would begin. Casey had every reason to believe thathis performance over the next two hours would determine the fate ofhis career, his financial future, and the company he had built fromscratch. “How could my life have unraveled so quickly?” hewondered. In his latest page-turning work of business fiction,best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with anotherpowerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around acure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modernbusiness: bad meetings. And what he suggests is both simpleand revolutionary. Casey McDaniel, the founder and CEO of Yip Software, is in themidst of a problem he created, but one he doesn’t know how tosolve. And he doesn’t know where or who to turn to foradvice. His staff can’t help him; they’re asdumbfounded as he is by their tortuous meetings. Then an unlikely advisor, Will Peterson, enters Casey’sworld. When he proposes an unconventional, even radical,approach to solving the meeting problem, Casey is just desperateenough to listen. As in his other books, Lencioni provides a framework for hisgroundbreaking model, and makes it applicable to the realworld. Death by Meeting is nothing short of ablueprint for leaders who want to eliminate waste and frustrationamong their teams, and create environments of engagement andpassion.

Getting Naked

Getting Naked

A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty

  • Author: Patrick Lencioni
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0787976393
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 220
  • View: 647
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A New York Times bestselling author, consultant and business writer illustrates the principles of inspiring client loyalty, explains the theory of vulnerability and provides concrete steps for making it work in any organization.

The Five Temptations of a CEO

The Five Temptations of a CEO

A Leadership Fable (Large Print 16pt)

  • Author: Patrick Lencioni
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 1458731553
  • Category:
  • Page: 136
  • View: 9162
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A commemorative edition of the landmark book from Patrick Lencioni When it was published ten years ago, The Five Temptations of a CEO was like no other business book that came before. Highly sought-after management consultant Patrick Lencioni deftly told the tale of a young CEO who, facing his first annual board review, knows he is failing, but doesn't know why. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, this razor-sharp novelette plus self-assessment (written to be read in one sitting) serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few simple behaviors behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master. Any executive can learn how to recognize the mistakes that leaders can make and how to avoid them. The lessons of The Five Temptations of a CEO, are as relevant today as ever, and this special anniversary edition celebrates ten years of inspiration and enlightenment with a brand new introduction and reflections from Lencioni on the new challenges in business and leadership that have occurred in the past ten years.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution - India & South Asia Edition

The 4 Disciplines of Execution - India & South Asia Edition

Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

  • Author: Sean Covey
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1471142094
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 352
  • View: 1463
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The Four Disciplines of Executionis about a simple, proven formula for reaching the goals you want to reach as a business or individual. In Covey's experience, the thing that most undermines the ability to execute goals is what he calls the Whirlwind: those urgent tasks that must be done simply to keep an organization alive. As Covey shows, the only way to execute new, important goals is to separate those goals from the Whirlwind. The Four Disciplines allow leaders to create a strategy that requires a change in behaviour, since only by ensuring that everyone on the team understands the goal, knows what to do to reach it and knows whether progress is being made, will a leader produce consistent breakthrough results while sustaining the urgent work of the Whirlwind. The Four Disciplines of Executionare:1. Focus on the Wildly Important; 2. Act on the Lead Measures; 3. Keep a Compelling Scoreboard; 4. Create a Cadence of Accountability. For more than a decade FranklinCovey has been studying what it takes to achieve important goals, and in this book they share success stories from a wide range of companies that have implemented the Four Disciplines to result in greater profits, increased market share and improved customer satisfaction. This way of thinking is essential to any company that wants to not only weather, but thrive in this economy. This edition is specifically adapted for the South Asia market by Rajan Kaicker, CEO of FranklinCovey India, featuring anecdotes and advice to reflect this emerging market.