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Silos, Politics and Turf Wars. A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors. J–B Lencioni Series

  • ID: 2243880
  • Book
  • March 2006
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"Lencioni′s theory around alignment is simple and powerful, and could apply to any type of organization, large or small."
Gary C. Kelly, vice chairman and chief executive officer, Southwest Airlines Co.

"An incisive and insightful look at how companies can recognize and remedy infighting. The tone of Patrick′s writing is as warm and readable as the advice itself is sound."
Michael A. George, chief marketing officer, Dell Inc.

"Lencioni is a master at creating real and tangible company alignment. We′re using these principles to rally our people around building a global brand. Huge applause from our entire organization."
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Introduction vii

The Fable

Part One: Entrepreneurial Ambition 3

Part Two: Roller Coaster 19

Part Three: Rally 77

Part Four: Moments of Truth 139

The Theory

Introduction to Silos 175

Components of the Model 178

Identifying a Thematic Goal 187

Case Studies 189

Managing and Organizing Around the Thematic Goal 197

Thematic Goals and Long–Term Context 202

Making Matrix Organizations Work 205

Getting Started 207

Acknowledgments 209

About the Author 211

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