Manfred Kets De Vries conducted a master class for graduates and students of the Institute of Business and Business Administration of the Russian Academy of Sciences under the President of the Russian Federation
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The Irrational Executive is a compilation to counter this bias in management theory. Focusing on unconscious as well as conscious internal processes, and strongly influenced by contemporary psychoanalytic theory, the contributors argue persuasively against the rationalist model.
Published on 1 Nov, 1984
This book offers an authoritative discussion of the irrational forces at work in organizations. It integrates psychiatric and psychology findings and insights with management and organizational behavior theory to reveal the underlying causes of many organizational problems.
Published on 1 Aug, 1984
"Two extreme styles of managerial personality"
This article reviews the two extreme styles of managerial personality, which can be found in business life: hypomanic and alexithymic, and describes their effects on organisational performance.
Published on 1 Feb, 1999
"Death anxiety and succession issues"
This article takes a clinical lens to explore death anxiety as a motivational force, how it affects behaviour in organisations, and how we metabolise the feelings death evokes.
Published on 1 Feb, 2014
"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
"How to manage brilliant but tumultuous leaders"
Thrill-seeking employees' addiction to risk can create havoc in the workplace. Managed correctly, their fearlessness can be a great advantage to any organisation.
Published on 7 Jul, 2016
"Executive complexes in organisations"
This working paper explores the nature and origin of complexes and then explores five complexes regularly encountered in organizational coaching and consulting work.
Published on 7 May, 2006
"What does success in the C-suite look like?"
Published on 24 Sep, 2010
The danger of the "theory of the great leader"
Published on 20 Aug, 2013
"How to identify and manage star performers?"
Published on 3 Oct, 2012