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Telling Fairy Tales in the Boardroom: How to Make Sure Your Organization Lives Happily Ever After (리더는어떻게평면표지 translated into Korean)

Telling Fairy Tales in the Boardroom: How to Make Sure Your Organization Lives Happily Ever After (리더는어떻게평면표지 translated into Korean)

We know where we are with a fairy story. There is a cast of predictable characters, the hero or heroine is submitted to terrible trials, cruelty, and injustice but in the end the baddies get their comeuppance, good triumphs, and everyone lives happily ever after. In this book Manfred Kets de Vries, one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of leadership, and a pioneering practitioner in the field of psychodynamic executive coaching, draws on the format of traditional fairy tales and tells us five stories that dramatize five key themes of dysfunctional leadership. Now available in Korean 리더는어떻게평면표지, Doublebook, Seoul, Republic of Korea, March 2017.

Doublebook, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Mar 2017

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Riding the Leadership Rollercoaster

Riding the Leadership Rollercoaster

A collection of short, bite-sized nuggets of insight into the psychological ups and downs of the leadership journey from one of the world’s top thinkers on leadership. 

Palgrave MacMillan, Dec 2016

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"A large chair doesn’t make a king"

Lessons in Destructive Leadership from Africa

Africa is a cautionary example of the need for checks and balances against the abuse of power.

INSEAD Knowledge, Oct 2016

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"Leadership in a digital age"

Evolving Leadership in the 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.

The European Business Review, Jul 2016

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"Harems and fawning power plays"

Leadership “Harem” Style

When there’s no specific goal or role for its members, and constructive discussion makes way for fawning power plays, executive teams become little more than harems for dysfunctional leaders.

INSEAD Knowledge, May 2016

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"Leaders need emotional intelligence to create meaning"

Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age

To have executives change character will always be an uphill struggle but they can learn to improve their behavioural reactions to difficult situations and develop greater emotional intelligence that will turn them into more effective leaders.

INSEAD Knowledge, Apr 2016

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"When drive and commitment are too much"

Are You an Alpha Male Leader?

This blog looks at the place for alpha-like behaviour in organisations. It argues that the need the drive, competitiveness and commitment of such leaders should be balanced with models of leadership that connect, build and nurture.

INSEAD Knowledge, Mar 2016

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Coach and Couch (2nd edition)

Coach and Couch (2nd edition)

This book is a volume of essays on leadership development topics written by academics, coaches, and change consultants.

Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 2015

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Telling Fairy Tales in the Boardroom

Telling Fairy Tales in the Boardroom

In this book Manfred Kets de Vries, one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of leadership, and a pioneering practitioner in the field of psychodynamic executive coaching, draws on the format of traditional fairy tales and tells us five stories that dramatize five key themes of dysfunctional leadership.

Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 2015

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'Advantages of small group coaching"

How small group coaching can accelerate leadership development

This article describes the benefits of small group coaching in leadership development.

EFMD Global Focus: Volume 09 Issue 01, Nov 2015

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"HR leaders as catalysts for change"

Lifting Leadership's Game

 Craig Donaldson from Inside HR speaks with Manfred Kets de Vries about the evolution of HR, its role in change and why leaders need to lift their game.

Inside HR, Jul 2015

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"Fairy tales for today’s executives"

Leadership Lessons from the Brothers Grimm

This blog looks at the leadership journey as a fairy tale and cautions against the five deadly dangers of leadership.

INSEAD Knowledge, May 2015

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"Applying a psycho- dynamic lens to org studies"

Sociology of Leadership in Organizations

A chapter in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition on using a psychpdynamic lens to the study of organisational phenomenon.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Apr 2015

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"The pathology of CEO psychopaths"

Zeitbomben mit Schlips

The percentage of psychopaths amongst CEOs is as high as the risk they represent for the company they are working for. INSEAD Distinguished Professor of Leadership Development and Organisational Change Manfred Kets de Vries’ research talks to Heiner Thorborg of Der Spiegel on the topic. – In German

Der Speigel, Apr 2015

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"Fairy tales for today’s executives"

Fairy Tales for Executives: Story Telling as a Catalyst for Change

This working paper looks at how fairy tales—when applied to the realm of executive leadership—act as a shortcut to moral lessons, illustrating the dangers of leadership and various ways in which executives can derail.

INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2015

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"Differences as assets"

Being Normal Is Not About Fitting In

This blog entry explores the idea of accepting ones leadership strenghts instead of merely fitting in.

INSEAD Knowledge, Feb 2015

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"The triumphs and foibles of Alexander the Great"

11 Leadership Lessons from Alexander the Great

This blog entry explores how Alexander the Great shows us some timeless leadership lessons but also some glaring failures.

INSEAD Knowledge, Nov 2014

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Take a look at your strengths and development areas through the eyes of others.

Take a look at yourself in the leadership mirror

Many of today’s leaders lack self-knowledge. They are not very reflective of their actions; they may even suffer from hubris, lacking a sense of humility that allows them to clearly see where their weaknesses lie. Asking others what they think of our actions is not the best way of finding out. People are not always straight-forward and executives may be reluctant to be seen “seeking approval”. The INSEAD Global Leadership Centre has taken the findings of its leadership development work (gleaned over 10 years of leadership coaching), to develop the Global Executive Leadership Mirror (“The Global Mirror”), providing a lens through which executives can take a closer, 360 degree look at their own personal leadership behavior.

INSEAD Knowledge, Oct 2014

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"Motivating teams with a psycho-dynamic approach"

Chief executives on the couch: Even successful leaders have hang-ups

This blog, published in the Financial Times, reports on a working paper by Manfred Kets de Vries on the Psychodynamic Approach to leadership studies.

FInancial Times, Aug 2014

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"Overview of the psycho- dynamic approach to leadership study"

Psychodynamic Approach

This working paper provides an overview of the psychodynamic approach, including historical underminnings, its key concepts, and includes three case studies with which to apply the psychodynamic approach as well as a short self-assessment on leadership archetype.

INSEAD Working Paper, Jun 2014

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Mindful Leadership Coaching: Journeys into the Interior

Mindful Leadership Coaching: Journeys into the Interior

This book provides an in-depth look at the coaching process, considering the diversity of both individual and organisational learning through the lens of psychodynamic mindfulness.

Palgrave Macmillan, Apr 2014

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"Dreams as entry points to executive subconscious"

Dream Journeys: New Territory for Executive Coaching

This working paper addresses how leadership coaches should also pay attention to their clients’ dreamtime to help executives with their journey into their own interior.

INSEAD Working Paper, Feb 2014

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"The challenges of leadership"

Leiders zijn geregeld zelfdestructief

An interview with Manfred Kets de Vries where he speaks about his work with CEOs, good and bad leadership, and especially about his Challenge of Leadership program at INSEAD.

Elsevier, Jan 2014

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"Eight roles for leadership effectiveness"

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review addresses a number of recurring patterns of behavior or "archetypes" that influence an individual’s effectiveness within an organisation.

Harvard Business Review, Dec 2013

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