"Motivating teams with a psycho-dynamic approach"
This book sets out to change people and organisations for the better, by revealing the ‘dark side’ of leadership behaviour and its impact on performance.
Published on 12 Jul, 2006
"Dreams as entry points to executive subconscious"
Published on 15 May, 2014
Make your natural talents work in your favour through awareness."
Early life experiences accompany us all the way to the executive boardroom. This blog explores how childhood family dynamics can have a direct influence on executives' work experience, including: preference for certain way of working in a team; relationship with peers and authority; approach to stakeholder management; and performance.
Published on 14 Jun, 2018
"A response to the clinical paradigm"
This article was written in response to The Clinical Paradigm: Manfred Kets de Vries Reflections on Organizational Therapy.
Published on 1 Feb, 2000
The objective of this book is to develop a theory of organizational functioning as viewed from a clinical perspective. For that purpose psychoanalytic concepts are applied to the study of leadership behavior, organizational stress, work disorders, career, power, and authority.
Published on 27 Feb, 2009
"Overview of the psycho- dynamic approach to leadership study"
This working paper provides an overview of the psychodynamic approach, including historical underminnings, its key concepts, and includes three case studies with which to apply the psychodynamic approach as well as a short self-assessment on leadership archetype.
Published on 19 Jun, 2014
"Attachment theory applied in an org context"
This working paper explores the evolution and function of attachment in the context of adult relationships.
Published on 18 Apr, 2013
Published on 26 Mar, 2008
"Paradigm shift and Manfred Kets de Vries"
Manfred Kets de Vries has bought a unique form of humanistic and scientific thinking to the forces of organizational change. This article looks what makes Manfred Kets de Vries “tick?” What “red threads” run through his life? How has his way of thinking contributed to the world? To explore these questions we will use one of his own methodologies and put him, metaphorically, on the psychoanalyst’s couch.
Published on 31 Aug, 2017
This book introduces the work of a number of leading scholars interested in the clinical approach to organisational analysis.
Published on 19 Nov, 1991