"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.
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"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
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
"The Inner Theatre of Vladimir Putin"
This article compares Russian President Vladimir Putin to effective business executives, studying his performance through the same lenses used to assess CEOs of large corporations, and reviewing the degree to which his various constituencies are satisfied with his performance.
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
"Leadership in the age of rage"
Published on 24 Aug, 2016
"Abnormal is the norm in organisations"
This article describes a number of dysfunctional leadership prototypes found in organisations. Offered as a useful form of shorthand for identification purposes, it helps us understand how we can deal with this dysfunction in ourselves or our leaders.
Published on 1 Sep, 2009
"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
"Forgiveness as a business tool"
This working paper explores the subject of forgiveness and its importance in the context of leadership.
Published on 18 Apr, 2013
"Design, development & validation of the GELI"
This article describes the design of Global Leadership Life Inventory, a 360° leadership feedback instrument. This instrument is presently used in executive programs to help identify the operational mode of individual executives.
Published on 14 Nov, 2004
"Eccentric organisational behaviour and folie à deux"
This article describes the phenomenon called folie à deux—and how what we often term eccentric behaviour patterns of people in organisations might be better understood in that context.
Published on 1 Jul, 1979