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BY : PATRICK LENCIONI The Five Dysfunctions of a Team has become the world ’ s most definitive source on practical information for building teams . The book ’ s impact extends beyond business schools , churches , non-profit organizations , professional sports teams and the military . The Five Dysfunctions of a Team has sold over two million copies and continues to be a fixture on national best-seller lists week after week .
Pat is the founder of The Table Group and the author of 11 books which have sold over five million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages . The Wall Street Journal called him “ one of the most in demand speakers in America .” He has addressed millions of people at conferences and events around the world over the past 15 years . Pat has written for or been featured in numerous publications including Harvard Business Review , Inc ., Fortune , Fast Company , USA Today , The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek .
As CEO , Pat spends his time writing books and articles related to leadership and organizational health , speaking to audiences interested in those topics and consulting to CEOs and their teams .
Prior to founding The Table Group , Pat worked at Bain & Company , Oracle Corporation and Sybase . Pat lives in the Bay Area with his wife and four boys .