"Peverse narcissists in the workplace"
Manfred Kets de Vries comments on perverse narcissists in organisations.
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"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
Published on 9 Apr, 2015
"Interview with Manfred Kets de Vries and Frances Hesselbein"
"Psychological profile of successful CEOs"
In this interview, Kets de Vries draws on three decades of study to describe the psychological profile of successful CEOs, exploring senior executives' vulnerabilities, which are often intensified by followers' attempts to manipulate their leaders.
Published on 17 Nov, 2004
"What goes on in the heads of CEOs?"
Published on 6 Feb, 2014
"Leadership as a team sport"
"Turning high potentials to star performers"
This blog discusses the qualities that turn high potentials into top performers.
Published on 29 Dec, 2014
"Unhealthy dependencies prevent leaders from reaching their full potential"
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.
Published on 6 Jun, 2014
"Corporate genius and psychopaths"
This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review. discusses the thin line between corporate genius and psychopaths.
Published on 7 Jan, 2014
"Managing those who won't see the middle ground"
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.
Published on 10 Mar, 2015
This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review explore the manic-depressive leaders, who are great in a crisis, but overestimating their capabilities can try to do more than they can handle.
Published on 20 Mar, 2014