The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable (Hardcover)

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Patrick M. Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational health. As a consultant and keynote speaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500s and high-tech start-ups to universities and nonprofits. He is the author of seven nationally recognized books, including the New York Times best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.
A commemorative edition of the landmark book from Patrick LencioniWhen it was published ten years ago, The Five Temptations of a CEO was like no other business book that came before. Highly sought-after management consultant Patrick Lencioni deftly told the tale of a young CEO who, facing his first annual board review, knows he is failing, but doesn't know why. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, this razor-sharp novelette plus self-assessment (written to be read in one sitting) serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few simple behaviors?behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master. Any executive can learn how to recognize the mistakes that leaders can make and how to avoid them.The lessons of The Five Temptations of a CEO, are as relevant today as ever, and this special anniversary edition celebrates ten years of inspiration and enlightenment with a brand new introduction and reflections from Lencioni on the new challenges in business and leadership that have occurred in the past ten years.

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ISBN 9780470267585
Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
Format Hardcover
Pages 134
Publisher Date 2008-06-23 00:00:00.0
Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Copyright Year 1998
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.68 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Leadership Fable
Edition Number 10
Edition Detail Anniversary
Audience General/trade
Authors Lencioni, Patrick
Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
Country of Origin United States

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  • Great business read
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    This book was required reading by my employer and although I was not thrilled with reading it initially, it was a great read! It's an easy, quick and fun read while learning some valuable business lessons that can also be applied to everday/personal life as well. The lessons are told via a story versus a more preachy approach of what to do/not to do. I would highly recommend this book!

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  • Not just for CEO's!!
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    This book contains tips that ANY leader can use because we all fall prey to one of these temptations. Highly recommended for anyone who has direct reports.

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