5 Dysfunctions of a Team™


About the Workshop

The “Five Dysfunctions of a Team” workshop is a highly interactive and engaging experience designed to assess and overcome the common challenges that teams face. Depending on the chosen format, the workshop spans one or two days, with the two-day option offering a comprehensive exploration of all five dysfunctions. Activities are tailored to address specific dysfunctions, with a focus on building trust and mastering conflict in the one-day workshop, and additional emphasis on commitment, accountability, and results in the two-day format.

Targeted Areas of Growth – What Participants Will Learn:

  • Building Trust: Through personal histories and behavioral profile exercises, participants will take the first steps toward building trust within the team, understanding different conflict styles, and laying the foundation for open communication.
  • Mastering Conflict: Engage in conflict profile exercises, conflict norming, and conflict resolution models to master the art of healthy conflict, ensuring that disagreements become constructive rather than destructive.
  • Achieving Commitment: Learn how to clarify commitments, cascade communication, and establish thematic goals to ensure alignment and dedication to shared objectives (covered in the two-day workshop).
  • Embracing Accountability: Through team effectiveness exercises, participants will learn how to hold each other accountable, fostering a culture of responsibility and excellence (covered in the two-day workshop).
  • Focusing on Results: Establish a team scoreboard and learn strategies to keep the team focused on collective results, ensuring that everyone is aligned on what success looks like (covered in the two-day workshop).

What Makes This Program Different?

This workshop stands out for its hands-on approach, combining theoretical understanding with practical exercises that allow participants to experience and overcome the five dysfunctions in real-time. The flexibility in format ensures that the workshop can be tailored to the specific needs and time constraints of the team, providing relevant and lasting impact.

Whats the Format?

The workshop is conducted over one or two days, depending on the chosen format. The one-day option focuses on building trust and mastering conflict, while the two-day workshop offers a deeper dive into achieving commitment, embracing accountability, and focusing on results. Activities are spread across different segments, including team assessment, exercises related to each dysfunction, and closing strategies to ensure ongoing progress.

Who Should Attend?

Leaders, managers, and team members looking to make substantial progress toward becoming a more cohesive team should attend this workshop.

Next Steps:

For more information and to reserve your spot, please reach out to your consultant directly.