The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team

Patrick Lencioni is the author of several bestselling books, including “The five dysfunctions of a team”. In this entertaining talk he speaks about the essential elements for high performing teams. I also highly recommend reading his book “The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything in Business” in which Patrick provides a foundational construct for conducting business in a way that maximizes human potential and aligns the organization around a common set of principles.

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Three Things Great Leaders Inside Contemporary Organizations Do

Just as organizations must adapt to better fit the demands of the digital age so must the nature of leadership evolve and change. The thing to keep in mind in the context of leadership in networked organizations is that the requirements of people in leadership roles differ from what they are currently used to. This article outlines three roles leaders can and must play as their organizations become more complex and less predictable.

https://medium.com/the-ready/three-things-great-leaders-do-inside-contemporary-organizations-57f6c7c0f708#.jhzqxlgf1

Article by Sam Spurlin, The Ready

Employee Engagement Learnings From Series A To Acquisition

The team at Culture Amp recently explored the challenges technology companies face as they grow. The team of data scientists reviewed data from over 700 companies, analyzing scores for employee engagement at different stages of venture capital funded companies. Engagement is tied to the level of self-determination a person feels at their work. As a measure of cultural health, it tends to decrease over time, which is what the team calls the culture crunch. Learn how engagement is impacted throughout various growth stages from their data informed insights in this brilliant piece by Culture Amp.

http://www.cultureamp.com/insights/2016/12/7/employee-engagement-learnings-from-series-a-to-acquisition

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Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

https://hbr.org/2015/12/proof-that-positive-work-cultures-are-more-productive

The Hidden Value Of Organizational Health And How To Capture It

New research suggests that the performance payoff from organizational health is unexpectedly large and that companies have four distinct “recipes” for achieving it.

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/the-hidden-value-of-organizational-health-and-how-to-capture-it

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The 5 Dysfunctions Of A Team

Patrick Lencioni is the author of several bestselling books, including “The five dysfunctions of a team”. In this talk he speaks about essential elements for high performing teams.

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