Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable (CD-Audio)

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Bestselling author Patrick Lencioni's three previous business fables have sold nearly 350,000 copies. His latest takes on the most dreaded company activity...meetings—why we hate them, why we shouldn't, and how to make them great

The thought of meetings makes most business people miserable, but they're a critical and unavoidable part of what we do. Through fictional narrative, modeling, and practical solutions, Lencioni shows how to turn meetings from painful and tedious to productive, compelling, and even energizing. The story follows an executive who finds his job on the line and his future dependent on his ability to dramatically improve his disastrous meetings. An irreverent graduate student comes into the picture with fresh ideas and a new perspective to help the executive turn things around. This engrossing and concise audiobook will help improve morale, effectiveness, and the bottom-line at the office.

About the Author

Patrick Lencioni is the founder and president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational effectiveness. His clients include Novell, Avnet, Excite@home, and the Make-A-Wish-Foundation. He is the author of The Five Temptations of a CEO, The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive, and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

Jack Arthur won an Audie Award from the Audio Publishers Association in 2005 for his reading of Death by Meeting published by Macmillan Audio.

Praise For…

"A work of fiction with important lessons for management." - Leadership & Organizational Development Journal

"The author is something of a master of the modern fable." Professional Manager

"Highly recommended: you could even take it to your next meeting." - On Target

"Pitches his theory neatly at busy readers." - Supply Management

Product Details
ISBN: 9781593974411
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication Date: March 12th, 2004
Language: English