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Who are the Stars? (2014)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"Turning high potentials to star performers"

Organisational high flyers display many contradictory behaviour patterns, and it’s this paradoxical nature which makes them so successful. Spotting nascent stars can be a challenge, not least because we can’t always be sure what we’re looking for. Some may first impress us as ‘‘golden larvae’’, but never complete metamorphosis, while others grow into true butterflies. This blog discusses the qualities that turn high potentials into top performers.

INSEAD Knowledge, 2014

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