Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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Facilitator Guide
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Deliver the exact team-building lessons Patrick Lencioni presents to hundreds of organizations around the world. Based on his New York Times best-seller, Five Dysfunctions of a Team addresses the five obstacles preventing even the best teams from succeeding.

How It Works

The two workshops in this training session were designed to help team members and leaders use the Five Dysfunctions Model to function more effectively.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Teams guides your group through a series of powerful exercises that help team members improve in each of five key fundamentals: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability, and results.

Meanwhile, Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Team Leaders provides team leaders with an in-depth understanding of the model and techniques for applying the theory to help their teams become more cohesive and productive.

Uses and Applications

Both workshops in this training program were created to help leaders and participants understand and apply the Five Dysfunctions Model.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team:

  1. Absence of trust
  2. Fear of conflict
  3. Lack of commitment
  4. Avoidance of accountability
  5. Inattention to results

This second edition features:

  • Full-color Workbooks
  • Newly designed PowerPoint presentation
  • New content on trust, conflict, change, and feedback
  • Expanded Facilitator Guide
  • New scoring instructions
  • Updated guidelines with formatting options

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Understand what's expected of a cohesive team
  • Measure how well groups meet goals and expectations
  • Take steps toward building trust and resolving conflict
  • Develop a plan to improve commitment, accountability, and results

Product Details

Product Type: Assessment and workshop. The Facilitator Guide includes everything you need to lead a successful training session.

Target Audience: Teams of all sizes.

Measures: The purpose of this assessment is to give team members a sense of their unique strengths and areas for improvement by using the Five Dysfunctions Model.

Dimensions: Team-building, communication, decision-making, and conflict resolution.

Time Required: Two days.

What to Order

Facilitator Guide: Order One Guide Per Trainer.

The Facilitator Guide includes background information, administrative guidelines, step-by-step workshop outline, presentation poster, and sample participant materials. Facilitator materials will be available as a digital download link in your order confirmation.

Participant Workbook 5-Pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.

This Participant Workbook for Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Teams serves as a comprehensive takeaway and includes critical content and worksheets used during the program.

Team Assessment 5-Pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.

The Team Assessment is ideal for facilitators who prefer to oversee scoring and administration of the assessment. It includes pressure-sensitive forms for manual scoring.

Team Leader Workbook 5-pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.

This Workbook serves a comprehensive takeaway and includes critical content and worksheets used during Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Team Leaders.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Video: Order One Video Per Group.

We recommend using this video in your workshop to help you introduce the Five Dysfunctions Model.

Poster: Order One Poster Per Trainer.

A detailed training poster illustrating the Five Dysfunctions Model.

Companion Book: Order One Companion Book Per Trainer.

This companion book is designed to support the workshop and contains in-depth information about Five Dysfunctions of a Team. It also provides interpretive results and discussion questions, the Five Dysfunctions Model, and both team and individual action planning.

About the Author

Patrick Lencioni is the founder and the president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to helping leaders improve their organizations’ strength since 1997. His principles have been embraced by leaders around the world and adopted by organizations of virtually every kind, including multinational corporations, entrepreneurial ventures, professional sports teams, the military, nonprofits, schools, and churches.

Lencioni is also the author of ten business books, with over three million copies sold worldwide. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Bloomberg, and USA Today.