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Team Turnarounds: A Playbook for Transforming Underperforming Teams by Barry Z. Posner, Joe Frontiera, James M. Kouzes, Daniel Leidl

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Foreword: Adversity Introduces Us to Ourselves

What do NFL teams, a Broadway musical, a university childcare center, a pizza maker, a public school system, a motorcycle trailer manufacturer, a collegiate lacrosse team, and a state all have in common? Stumped? They, and other equally fascinating organizations, are the case examples in Team Turnarounds, a highly entertaining and enlightening read about very diverse organizations that shared one common problem: they were all failing or floundering and needed to reverse course.

Because of the sheer breadth of their examination, it’s hard to imagine how Joe Frontiera and Dan Leidl could pull this off. But they have—and to great effect. These stories are so well narrated that you’ll think you’re reading ...

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