Wiley’s workplace learning solutions group has partnered with Patrick Lencioni, the best-selling author of more than 10 books and one of the most sought after business speakers in America, according to the Wall Street Journal. The result of the collaboration is a new tool designed to help organizations with their single most untapped competitive advantage: employee teamwork. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, is an assessment-based facilitation tool and program designed to help professionals and their organizations build cohesive, effective teams.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ is an assessment-based learning program that outlines the essential behaviors to a healthy, well-functioning team: building trust, mastering conflict, achieving commitment, embracing accountability, and focusing on results.

The model was first introduced by Patrick Lencioni, in his best-selling book, “The Five Dysfunctions Of a Team,” and has been embraced by organizations of all sizes, from multinational corporations, small businesses, professional sports organizations, houses of worship, and non-profits. Ninety-seven percent of people who have used the model said it will help their team perform better.


Facilitator Kit

Everything you need to successfully facilitate The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ sessions.This kit includes a USB drive installed with a Facilitator’s Guide, which includes scripted sessions and experiential activities; presentation materials; handouts; PowerPoint slides with 40+ minutes of video; and sample reports to help facilitators prepare for team sessions. Also included are audio podcasts that allow you to listen to insights on each of the five behaviors, the team profile, and the Annotated Team Report.


A comprehensive, highly personalized, and accessible 36-page illustrated report that allows each person on the team, and the team as a whole, to understand how they scored on the assessment and how to interpret their individual and team results. The profile includes an introduction, a section devoted to each of the five behaviors, a summary of the team’s strengths and challenges, tips and suggestions, and a roadmap to help teams create an action plan based on their results.


Pick and choose from a menu of informative, engaging, and memorable videos. You can use them as stand-alone footage or integrate them into an existing or customized presentation. Choose from engaging classroom style video shorts featuring Patrick Lencioni, video reenactments of modern workplace scenarios that most teams will recognize, and videos with additional tips, stories, and guidance to help facilitators better understand the five behaviors and how to work with team leaders. An optional orientation video is also available for participants to view before taking the assessment.

Sample The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Profile