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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 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556

    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
    • Compelling listen

    • By Browns View on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £15.29

    • The Advantage

    • Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business
    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lencioni
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    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
    • Great book

    • By Christopher on 26-04-15

    Regular price: £19.69

    • 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 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting topic on, worth your time

    • By Ilias Papakonstantinou on 12-01-17

    Regular price: £11.29

    • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

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

    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. 

    Regular price: £13.79

    • 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 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Media of Meetings

    • By Ken on 15-12-13

    Regular price: £15.09

    • 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 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very useful

    • By Marsha on 14-03-15

    Regular price: £11.99

    • 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 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    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
    • Simple, obvious and genius.

    • By Bryan, Ph Creative on 23-01-19
    • 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: 23-02-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 86 ratings

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    • By: Patrick Lencioni
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    "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.

    Regular price: £15.09

    • 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 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Trash!

    • By Abhi Singh on 12-09-18

    Regular price: £7.89

    • 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 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • 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 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Contrived and impossible to take seriously

    • By K on 23-05-18

    Regular price: £13.19

    • 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
      4 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: £12.19