Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

by Patrick Lencioni


In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings.  And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary.

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It doesn’t matter if you run a nonprofit or a for-profit anyone who is in business knows that the most dreaded part of the workday is the meeting. They last too long, they take time away from real work, and they sap workers of energy and enthusiasm. In this leadership fable from best-selling author Patrick Lencioni, readers are invited to take a contrarian, nontraditional view of meetings that will transform what is now a painful and tedious activity into something that is meaningful and productive.


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About the Author

Patrick Lencioni is the founder and president of The Table Group, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area management consulting firm that specializes in organizational health. In addition to Death by Meeting, Pat has written four other leadership fables, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team , The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive, and The Five Temptations of a CEO. Pat’s latest book, Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars, addresses the issue of silos, the barriers that create organizational politics.

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