Working papers

"Leadership development programme and long- tem effect"

Long-term Effectiveness of a Transitional Leadership Development Program: An Exploratory Study

This working paper explores how a transformational leadership development program can affect the lives of its participants.

INSEAD Working Paper, Feb 2008

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"Countert- ransference in a coaching setting"

Are You Feeling Mad, Bad, Sad, or Glad?

This working paper explores the theme of countertransference in consultancy or coaching setting, and its effect on the coaching relationship.

INSEAD Working Paper, Sep 2007

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"Executive complexes in organisations"

Complex Executives I have Met in Coaching and Consulting

This working paper explores the nature and origin of complexes and then explores five complexes regularly encountered in organizational coaching and consulting work.

INSEAD Working Paper, May 2006

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"What role does money play in our lives"

Making Sense of "Fuck-You Money" ad Beyond

This paper explores the role money plays in our lives.

INSEAD Working Paper, Apr 2006

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"Design of transfor- mational executive programs"

Creating Identity Laboratories to Enable Executive Change and Transformation

This working paper describes the design of transformational executive programs and presents three conceptual frameworks for facilitating change.

INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2006

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"The eight archetypes of effective leadership"

Leadership Archetypes: An Exposition

In this working paper, it is argued that successful organisations are characterised by a distributive, collective, complementary form of leadership.

INSEAD Working Paper, Jul 2005

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"Profile of Vladimir Putin"

Vladimir Putin, CEO of Russia Inc.

This paper 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.

INSEAD Working Paper, May 2005

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"A review of leadership coaching"

Coach or Couch, Anybody? The Zen of Creating High-EQ Organizations

This working paper presents a review of leadership coaching, including the different forms of coaching, goals and what makes it work.

INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2004

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"Leadership by terror: Saddam Hussein"

Entering the Inner Theatre of a Despot: The Rise and Fall of Saddam Hussein

This working paper investigates leadership by terror, a form of leadership that is both an ageless phenomenon and a contemporary problem.

INSEAD Working Paper, Apr 2003

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"Leadership programmes as catalyst for change"

Can Leaders Change? Yes, But Only If They Want To

This paper describes how people change using as their catalyst an executive leadership programme offered at INSEAD, an international business school in France.

INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2002

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"Transform creative, unorthodox methods into constructiive action'

Reaping the Whirlwind: Managing Creative People

This working paper addresses the challenge that lies in transforming creative but unorthodox methods into constructive organisational action.

INSEAD Working Paper, Sep 1994

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