"The pathology of CEO psychopaths"
The percentage of psychopaths amongst CEOs is as high as the risk they represent for the company they are working for. INSEAD Distinguished Professor of Leadership Development and Organisational Change Manfred Kets de Vries’ research talks to Heiner Thorborg of Der Spiegel on the topic. – In German
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"Interview with Manfred Kets de Vries and Frances Hesselbein"
"A profile of Ruben Vardanian, a leading figure on Russia’s capital markets"
This article profiles Ruben Vardanian, one of the leading figures on Russia’s capital markets, and one of the major shareholders of the investment bank Troika Dialog, one of the top credit institutions in Moscow, and an “employers of choice.”
Published on 1 Jul, 2008
Struggling with the Demon examines the search for meaning in human activity and highlights the values that foster commitment and involvement and, ultimately, success.
Published on 1 Jan, 2001
"High-flyers and the fear of success"
This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review address the fear of success and its consequences.
Published on 4 Mar, 2014
"Peverse narcissists in the workplace"
Manfred Kets de Vries comments on perverse narcissists in organisations.
Published on 20 Feb, 2014
"Identifying and dealing with SOBs"
This working paper explores ways of identifying and dealing with SOBs—Seductive Operational Bully—from an organisational and individual perspective, and recommends a clinical orientation to organisational diagnosis and intervention.
Published on 1 Jul, 2012
"When drive and commitment are too much"
Published on 21 Mar, 2016
"A large chair doesn’t make a king"
Africa is a cautionary example of the need for checks and balances against the abuse of power.
Published on 5 Oct, 2016
"Leadership lessons from a tumultuous time"
Published on 13 Dec, 2016
"Donald Trump’s new American brand is a cautionary tale for all leaders."
Published on 12 Apr, 2017