"Culture and character of Russian leadership"
This article highlights a number of salient aspects of the culture and character of Russia (now the Russian Federation) in order to facilitate an informed understanding of the way Russians deal with organisations and approach leadership style. When appropriate, the clinical paradigm is applied, dimensions derived from cultural constructs are utilized, and examples are given of the author fieldwork in Russian organisations.
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"Russian national character, leadership & practices"
This article explores the Russian national character, leadership style, and its organisational practices.
Published on 2 Apr, 2000
"Differences between Russian and Western leadership practices"
In this article, a dialogue between East and West seeks to highlight and pinpoint some of the similarities and differences between leadership practices in Russia and Western countries.
Published on 17 Nov, 2004
"Leadership in hybrid firms in India"
This study identifies some of the ways in which the top leadership of hybrid Indian business organisations differs from that of Western business organisations.
Published on 17 Nov, 2002
"What are the challenges of European leaders?"
This article explores the challenges of European leaders.
Published on 17 Mar, 2006
In this book, Manfred Kets de Vries offers an overview of his work spanning four decades, a period in which he has established himself as the leading figure in the clinical study of organisational leadership.
Published on 11 Mar, 2009
"Unraveling the processes of change"
In this paper, the processes of individual and organisational change—their characteristics and dynamics—are explored, and resemblances between personal and organizational change are highlighted.
Published on 1 Jan, 1999
This essay addresses the question of what makes for happiness. An attempt is made to deconstruct this elusive concept.
Published on 1 Jun, 2000
"Transform creative, unorthodox methods into constructiive action'
This working paper addresses the challenge that lies in transforming creative but unorthodox methods into constructive organisational action.
Published on 1 Sep, 1994
"Unconscious dynamics and impact on organisational life"
In this article the argument is made that unconscious dynamics have a significant impact on life in organisations.
Published on 1 Apr, 2004
"The Global Russian- an emerging leadership style"
This article describes organisation and leadership practices in Russia, and focuses on an emerging an leadership style the authors termed global Russian.
Published on 1 Dec, 2004