"Challenges of managing today's employees"
Professor of Leadership Development Manfred Kets de Vries and Professor of Organisational Behaviour Michael Jarrett comment on the challenges faced when managing employees today.
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"Leadership lessons from Alexander the Great"
This article explores what makes for effective leadership and what contributes to leadership derailment, using Alexander the Great of Macedonia, as an example.
Published on 1 Jun, 2003
"Talented leadership in the European Union"
This article explores the complex network of relationships requires extremely talented leadership in the European Union.
Published on 1 Aug, 2005
"Narcissistic leaders and organisational sustainability"
This article explores the narcissistic inclinations of leaders and how this could affect the soundness and sustainability of organisations.
Published on 9 Jul, 2013
This book is an easy-to-read overview of all the key events and people in Alexander the Great's extraordinary life, and provides lessons on effective leadership.
Published on 13 Oct, 2004
"Group coaching second to none to have executives sing on the same page"
This article illustrates how group coaching can be a methodology second to none, to have executives sing on the same page—and accelerate execution. It is an intervention methodology increasingly utilised by premier strategic consulting firms.
Published on 7 Mar, 2015
"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
"What are the strengths of German managers?"
Manfred Kets de Vries gives an interview to Germany's Harvard Business Manager, in their special on German Management.
Published on 30 Jul, 2012
"HR leaders as catalysts for change"
Craig Donaldson from Inside HR speaks with Manfred Kets de Vries about the evolution of HR, its role in change and why leaders need to lift their game.
Published on 9 Jul, 2015
"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
"Leadership in a digital age"
To become more effective and refective leaders, executives need to learn to improve their behavioural reactions to diffucult situations and develop greater emotional intelligence.
Published on 24 Jul, 2016