This authoritative volume brings together a critical selection of important academic articles and practitioner-oriented papers that reflect current thinking and practices in the growing field of leadership development. It offers a solid foundation for theoretical approaches to leadership development and covers the key methodologies applicable to leadership development research and practice. This indispensable collection is edited by two leading authorities in the field and features an original introduction. It will be an essential source of reference for scholars, students and practitioners in the fields of leadership, leadership development, human resource management and education. 36 articles, dating from 1952 to 2009.
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An edited volume of essays written by IGLC-INSEAD professors and leadership coaches, on diverse topics relevant to leadership development.
Published on 1 May, 2007
This book presents six in-depth case studies focusing on companies of vastly differing sizes, ranging from a newly privatised operation and the creation and organisation of an oligarch's empire, to several entrepreneurial start-ups in different service industries.
Published on 5 Sep, 2005
"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 explores the way in which character traits and behavioral patterns affect leadership style.
Published on 31 Dec, 1996
Leaders can – at different times – be masters of disguise, seduction, and manipulation – but Kets de Vries explains cogently and convincingly why leaders who don’t first master themselves will never master their organizations effectively or humanely.
Published on 31 Dec, 1999
The book deals with how coaching interventions can drive a journey of transformational change at individual, team and organisational levels.
Published on 14 Jul, 2010
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
"Adversity to develop endurance, courage and character"
In the perfect storm our world is currently experiencing, we need to develop leaders with character, people who can deal with complex and difficult situations and act as forces for good. Adversity is one way to develop endurance, courage and character. Without it, we do not really know what we are all about, nor do we appreciate the limits of our character.
Published on 9 Jun, 2017
This book brings together cases written by experienced leadership and executive coaches from all over the world and explores the most demanding and challenging situations they have faced in their professional practices.
Published on 15 Nov, 2011
Reflections on Leadership and Career Development is the second of the three books in the Manfred Kets de Vries on the Couch series. This book takes an in-depth look at the way basic psychological processes operate on individual and corporate performance.
Published on 11 Mar, 2009