"Play therapy as a means of individual reinvention"
This working paper argues that the proclivity to play remains an essential part of our make-up throughout our life and that we should make greater efforts to retain play as a mode of learning and the source of creative production.
INSEAD Working Paper, Dec 2012
Executive MBA "Strategic Management and Leadership", Oct 2012
"What are the strengths of German managers?"
Manfred Kets de Vries gives an interview to Germany's Harvard Business Manager, in their special on German Management.
Harvard Business Manager, Jul 2012
"Identifying and dealing with SOBs"
This working paper explores ways of identifying and dealing with SOBs—Seductive Operational Bully—from an organisational and individual perspective, and recommends a clinical orientation to organisational diagnosis and intervention.
INSEAD Working Paper, Jul 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
"Interview with Manfred Kets de Vries and Frances Hesselbein"
"Self authoring to take control of our destiny"
This article addresses how in order to take control of our destiny and to create alternative destinations some of us may need an external intervention, one of which is the technique of self authoring.
Integral Leadership Review, Jan 2012
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
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
"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
The book deals with how coaching interventions can drive a journey of transformational change at individual, team and organisational levels.
Palgrave Macmillan, Jul 2010
"How to groom organisa- tional stars"
This working paper addresses nascent stars: What makes those that turn into butterflies so special? What makes them so successful? What are the qualities that turn them into top performers?
INSEAD Working Paper, Jul 2010
"What happens in the transitional space during coaching?"
Book chapter in The Coaching Kaleidoscope: Insights from the Inside Palgrave Macmillan, p. 71-85.
Palgrave Macmillan, Jul 2010
World Economic Forum, Sep 2009