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Five Temptations of a CEO - Hardcover

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Title: Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable
Author: Patrick M. Lencioni

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Pub. Date: September 28, 1998
Pages: 160
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0787944339
ISBN-10: 787944335
Product Dimensions: 8.3" x 5.6" x .9"

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In this stunning business fiction debut, LENCIONI delivers a powerful wake-up call to all of us who dare to lead. Young, ambitious and overwhelmed, Andrew O'Brien personifies a part of every leader as he wanders in search of the elusive silver bullet that will propel him to success. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, Andrew's story will be enjoyed, remembered, and reread for years to come. It serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few vital behaviors - behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.

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About The Author

Patrick M. Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational health.  As a consultant and keynote speaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives in organizations - ranging from Fortune 500s and high-tech start-ups to universities and nonprofits.  He is the author of seven nationally recognized books, including the New York Times best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.  

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"Patrick Lencioni's combination of homey management truths and simple prose has struck a chord with business leaders tired of jargon and complicated strategic models."
The Wall Street Journal

"This book reflects so much of what I love about Patrick's insights; thought provoking, challenging of the accepted, simple but not simplistic, and highly practical.  It should be a primer for leaders at all levels - not just CEOs."
Colleen C. Barrett, President Southwest Airlines Co.

"I talk about the Five Temptations in all my leadership programs and have used it to enhance my leadership and the leadership of others."
David C. Novak, Chairman, CEO & President of Yum! Brands

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