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Pervers narcissiques: quand votre chef cache un tyran (2014)

St├ęphanie Benz

"Peverse narcissists in the workplace"

Manfred Kets de Vries comments on perverse narcissists in organisations.

L'Express, 2014

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"The pathology of CEO psychopaths"

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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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Mentor or Martyr? Beware the Rescuer Trap

In this article for Human Capital Review, Kets de Vries explores the Rescuer Syndrome—where the need to help becomes a self-serving addiction and—which creates an unhealthy state of dependency and prevents leaders from reaching their full potential.

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"Corporate genius and psychopaths"

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This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review. discusses the thin line between corporate genius and psychopaths.

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"Managing those who won't see the middle ground"

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This blog entry for the Harvard Business Review explores how one can manage leaders who see things in black and white, unable to accept a middle ground.

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