As written by Patrick Lencioni in his book Silos, Politics and Turf Wars; “Silos – and the turf wars they enable – devastate organizations. The concept of “silos” has become synonymous with the barriers that separate work management expert Patrick Lencioni presents a dynamic leadership fable . Patrick Lencioni, Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barrier That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors.

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One group peers at another group and gets frustrated that they do not seem to be headed in the same direction. In yet another page-turner, New York Times best-sellingauthor and acclaimed management expert Patrick Lencioni addressesthe costly and maddening issue of silos, the barriers that createorganizational politics. This book follows the same writing style, and has equally useful advice. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Split into two sections, Lencioni’s book first shows Jude discovering a solution to silos, then summarizes Jude’s lessons into a sioos that readers can apply to any business.

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Entrepreneurial Ambition 3 Part Two: As sympathetic as Jude is, he makes Lencioni’s management lessons memorable. See and discover other items: And while the first step those leaders need to take is to address any behavioral problems that might be preventing executive team members from working well with one another—that was the thrust of my book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team—even behaviorally cohesive teams can struggle with silos.

His “leadership fables” a unique genre in and of itself may end up becoming more of the norm as didactic nonfiction becomes rote. Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: These sorts of turf wars, which turn outwardly unified companies into groupings of uncommunicative “silos,” are the stuff of management lore. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is also short and you ought to be able to read it in a couple of days or so.


There is certainly an element of flexibility and collaboration suggested by them, but siloos reality they are forums for confusion and conflict. I love the “business fable” genre. elncioni

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Christian Lange Powered by: Amazon Second Lencini Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Over the years, Pat has worked with hundreds of executive teams and CEOs—all struggling, at one time or another, with the potential for dysfunction among their teams.

Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. Don’t have a Kindle? However, it was an easy and enjoyable read and the techniques could be useful. He sets off to explore this problem and solve it for his clients I won’t give away how he does it, as it is a novel still and you don’t want to know the end from an amazon review: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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If you haven’t read ,encioni Lencioni book before, this one is not as good as Five Dysfunctions of a Team or Getting Naked, so I’d recommend those over this one.

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Through trial and error, he develops a simple yetground-breaking approach for helping them transform confusion andinfighting into clarity and alignment.

The story is about Jude Cousins, an eageryoung management consultant struggling to launch his ,encioni bysolving one of the more universal and frustrating problems faced sllos clients.

The Truth About Employee Engagement: Like his previous books, Lencioni’s latest addresses the management problem through a fictional story; this one revolves around a self-employed consultant named Jude, who has to dismantle silos at an upscale hotel, a technology company and a hospital. Get to Know Us.


The purpose of this book is to present a simple, powerful tool for addressing those issues and reducing the pain that silos cause.

But beyond all that, they exact a considerable human toll too. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: I decided to do between 3 and 4 stars and ended up with 4 as, well, it was a nice read. Silos devastate organizations, killproductivity, push good people out the door, and jeopardize theachievement of corporate goals. The silo mentality is so real and so common, but is very breakable and fixable.

I have read several of Patrick Lencioni’s books, and his ideas really captivate me. Series J-B Lencioni Series. When this single overriding theme becomes the top priority of the leadership team for a given period of time, it also serves to align employees toward a common direction, removing the silos.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Understandably and inevitably, this bleeds over into their personal lives, affecting family and friends in profound ways. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This builds into resentment, then hostility, and then competition, where they start purposely working against those colleagues. How Leaders Build Value: Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars tells a compelling story of a young entrepreneur determined to persevere through the entanglements of life and work and in the process learns how to help others do the same.

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He has several clients and does reasonably well, but then notices that all of his clients have basically the same problem, the problem with silos.