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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: Increase the performance of your team

Five Behaviors: the model helps team members to work together more effectively and become more cohesive. 

Productive, high-functioning teams:

  1. Makes better, faster decisions
  2. Taps into skills & opinions of all members
  3. Waste no time on politics, confusion, negative conflict
  4. Create a competitive advantage
  5. Avoid talking about wrong issues again
    and again because the lack of buy-in
  6. Is more fun to be on

From a group of individuals to a team that performs

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ is a unique learning experience. It helps people discover what it takes to achieve the ultimate competitive advantage of teamwork. Author Patrick Lencioni and our leading workplace assessment tools come together in a breakthrough programme proven to deliver business results.

This solution's purpose is to help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. The assessment-based programme focuses on helping individuals. How ? Putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice and become a true cohesive team

Two versions of the programme are available: Powered by Everything DiSC® or All Types™. These two distinct personality models help participants better understand how individual personalities contribute to team development.

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Team work performance test: Assessment & personalized tools

  • Assessment
  • Profile report
  • Facilitation kit
  • Supplemental reports
  • Reference books

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team profile report

This version of the report is powered by Everything DiSC offers a 36 page​ personalised assessment results for individual and team. The visuals are strong and illustrate key messages. The feedback is context-specific, and takes in to account the DiSC style of the respondent, compared to the team. Last but not least, the profile report offers tips and strategies for improving teamwork effectiveness​. How ? Using the opportunity for building an action plan. Purchase this profile report in the shop.

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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team profile report 

This version of the report is powered by All Types offers the same 36 page personalised assessment results, however, the personal styles and behavioral preferences are illustrated using All Types, which is mbti compatible (Jungian Types). If your organisation is used to working with mbti, this profile report will offer familiar expressions and personality type explanations, linked to the Five Behaviors model. Purchase this profile report in the shop.

Both profile reports, either powered by Everything DiSC or All Types, come in two versions: one for each team member, with personalised narrative depending on their style, and one annotated version for the facilitator, that summarises the group data and provides suggestions for facilitation.

The Five Behaviors program is designed exclusively for intact teams and work groups. Before making your decision on the program, consider the question: Is the team really a team ? A team is a relatively small number of people who meet on a regular basis and are collectively responsible for results. Team members share common goals as well as the rewards and responsibilities for achieving them. Not every group is a team !

Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: How to use it

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is the result of the partnership between Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions and best-selling author Patrick Lencioni. Together they have created a team development programme with a simple goal: to improve team effectiveness and productivity. How ? Through the understanding and application of Five Behaviors: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results.

  • Trust
  • Conflict
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • results


One of the greatest challenges to team success is the inattention to results.

Great teams ensure all members, regardless of their individual responsibilities and areas of expertise, are doing their best to help accomplish team goals.

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Cohesive teams: Work together more effectively

Success Story: Microsoft team building and group dynamics

Forty exceptional employees, six short months, and the responsibility to one reputable Fortune 100 company: That is what Darci Kleindl was handed when she accepted a job as the general manager of sales excellence and sales enablement for the Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) group. Discover how she planned to implement a comprehensive leadership and team development program that would transform her work culture and provide a foundational structure for her team.

Patrick Lencioni on Teamwork

Patrick Lencioni on the power of teamwork. Using The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ model we can help you facilitate a learning experience that helps professionals and their organizations discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team.

The Five Behaviors is grounded in the model described in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, the internationally best-selling leadership fable by Patrick Lencioni.

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