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Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators by Patrick Lencioni

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Chapter 12. THE INITIAL OFF-SITE

Another warning: The agenda that follows is not meant to prescribe or dictate how you build your team. It is simply a structure my colleagues and I have found to be useful with many of our clients. But keep in mind that every situation is a little different, and requires a measure of judgment, even art, on the part of the facilitator and leader.

So don't be afraid to deviate from this agenda—or from anything else in this guide, for that matter—to best serve the needs of your team and your unique situation.

Overview and Assessment (one or two hours)

Overview and Assessment (one or two hours)

Overview of the Five Dysfunctions (around half an hour)

Begin the off-site by providing the team with a clear and complete overview ...

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