"Eight roles for leadership effectiveness"
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
"Leaders and the art of forgiveness"
The knee-jerk reaction of too many people in leadership positions when they feel wronged is righteous indignation and the urge for revenge. But one factor that sets truly transformational leaders apart from the run-of-the-mill is the ability to forgive - to let feelings of anger, resentment and blame fall away and become something constructive. This article looks at how forgiveness can make for a good business tool.
The National, Abu Dhabi, Jul 2013
"Forgiveness as a business tool"
This working paper explores the subject of forgiveness and its importance in the context of leadership.
INSEAD Working Paper, Apr 2013
Executive MBA "Strategic Management and Leadership", Oct 2012
"Challenges of managing today's employees"
Professor of Leadership Development Manfred Kets de Vries and Professor of Organisational Behaviour Michael Jarrett comment on the challenges faced when managing employees today.
INSEAD Knowledge, Apr 2012
In this book, Manfred Kets de Vries presents the case for leadership group coaching as an experiential training ground for learning to function as a high performance team.
Jossey-Bass, Nov 2011
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.
Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 2011
"Rescuer syndrome and excessive helping behavior"
In this article the author explores the problem of excessive helping behavior—The Rescuer Syndrome—with particular reference to executive coaching.
INSEAD Working Paper, Dec 2010
"Development, design and validation of the LAQ"
This article describes the development, design and validation of the Leadership Archetype Questionnaire (LAQ™), a 360° survey instrument designed to help organisational leaders to identify their leadership style in teams.
International Journal of Human Resource Management, Dec 2010
"Leadership development for long term change"
This working paper argues for leadership development programmes focusing on creating long term change rather than quick fixes.
INSEAD Working Paper, Sep 2010
World Economic Forum, Sep 2009
World Economic Forum, Sep 2009
"Abnormal is the norm in organisations"
This article describes a number of dysfunctional leadership prototypes found in organisations. Offered as a useful form of shorthand for identification purposes, it helps us understand how we can deal with this dysfunction in ourselves or our leaders.
Human Capital Review, Sep 2009
This book highlights a number of salient aspects of the culture and character of Russia (now the Commonwealth of Independent States) to facilitate an informed understanding of the way Russians deal with organizations and approach leadership style.
Aquamarine Books, Jun 2009
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.
Jossey-Bass, Mar 2009
"Profiel fo a tansfor- mational leadership programme"
This paper explores the impact of a transformational leadership development program on the lives of its participants after a one year interval.
INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2009
The objective of this book is to develop a theory of organizational functioning as viewed from a clinical perspective. For that purpose psychoanalytic concepts are applied to the study of leadership behavior, organizational stress, work disorders, career, power, and authority.
Routledge, Feb 2009
This paper discusses the internal and external pressures that may trigger organisational changes and explores the four stages of the organisational change process.
INSEAD Working Paper, Feb 2009