Introduction ix The Fable 1 Part One: The Situation 3 Part Two: Diagnosis 11 Part Three: Discovery 55 Part Four: Implementation 89 Part Five: Indicators 135 The Model 153 The Three Virtues of an Ideal Team Player 155 Defining the Three Virtues 157 The History of the Model 162 The Ideal Team Player Model 165 Application 174 Connecting the Ideal Team Player Model with the Five Dysfunctions of a Team 212 A Final Thought-Beyond Work Teams 215 More Resources 216 Acknowledgments 217 About the Author 219
PATRICK M. LENCIONI is founder and president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational health. As a consultant and keynote speaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives and their teams in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to high-tech startups to universities and nonprofits. Lencioni is the author of 11 best-selling books, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage. To learn more about Patrick, and the products and services offered by his firm, The Table Group, please visit www.tablegroup.com.
The Ideal Team Player is a quick, engaging, and informative read great for the beach or your next trip. (Opensource, June 2016) A book Lencioni fans were waiting for (The Marketing Society, July 2016)