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The Anarchist Within

The Anarchist Within

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

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"Animals, jokes & irreverence in group coaching"

But Seriously...

An interview by Liz Hall from Coaching at Work with Manfred Kets de Vries on his use of animals, jokes and irreverence in his group leadership coaching.

Coaching at Work, Jun 2009

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Reflections on Character and Leadership

Reflections on Character and Leadership

In this book, Manfred Kets de Vries offers an overview of his work spanning four decades, a period in which he has established himself as the leading figure in the clinical study of organisational leadership.

Jossey-Bass, Mar 2009

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Reflections on Leadership and Career Development

Reflections on Leadership and Career Development

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

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"Profiel fo a tansfor- mational leadership programme"

Sustainable Effectiveness of a Transformational Leadership Development Program: An Exploratory Study

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

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Organizational Paradoxes: Clinical Approaches to Management

Organizational Paradoxes: Clinical Approaches to Management

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

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Organizational Culture, Leadership, Change, and Stress

Organizational Culture, Leadership, Change, and Stress

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

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"The key roles that leaders play"

Decoding the Team Conundrum: The Eight Roles Executives Play

In this article, a number of leadership archetypes, or roles, and ways of leading in a complex organisational environment are explored.

Organizational Dynamics, Aug 2008

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"Profile of a group leadership coaching approach"

Leadership Coaching and Organizational Transformation: Effectiveness in a World of Paradoxes

This paper describes the unique leadership coaching approach which focuses not only on what is directly observable, but also on out-of-awareness behaviour.

INSEAD Working Paper, Jul 2008

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"The Inner Theatre of Vladimir Putin"

Vladimir Putin, CEO of Russia Inc. The Legacy and the Future

This article 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.

Organizational Dynamics, Jul 2008

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"A profile of Ruben Vardanian, a leading figure on Russia’s capital markets"

Interview with a Russian Entrepreneur: Ruben Vardanian

This article profiles Ruben Vardanian, one of the leading figures on Russia’s capital markets, and one of the major shareholders of the investment bank Troika Dialog, one of the top credit institutions in Moscow, and an “employers of choice.”

Organizational Dynamics, Jul 2008

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Putting Leaders on the Couch

INSEAD Knowledge, Mar 2008

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"Leadership development as a transitional journey"

The Proof is in the Pudding: An Integrative, Psychodynamic Approach to Evaluating a Leadership Development Program

This paper describes transitional leadership development programs as the beginning of a journey, and propose that for this type of program, an integrated collaborative approach to evaluation is logical and appropriate.

INSEAD Working Paper, Mar 2008

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"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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"Executive complexes regularly encountered in orgs"

Executive Complexes

This article explores the nature and origin of executive complexes and presents five complexes regularly encountered in organisational coaching and consulting work.

Organizational Dynamics, Dec 2007

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Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective

Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective

https://www.kdvi.com/pages/programmes/open-enrolment/family-business-advisor-masterclassIn this book, ideas from the psychodynamic and family systemic approaches are integrated with an existing body of literature on leadership to offer new perspectives on family business functioning.

Wiley, Sep 2007

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"Executive programs for long-term leadership development"

Creating Transformational Executive Education Programs

This essay describes the design of transformational executive programs in the long-term development of leaders, suggesting that being more deliberate and focused on leadership development requires revisiting traditional views of students’ expectations, curricula and pedagogies.

Academy of Management, Learning &Development, Sep 2007

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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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Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders

Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders

An edited volume of essays written by IGLC-INSEAD professors and leadership coaches, on diverse topics relevant to leadership development.

Palgrave Macmillan, May 2007

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"What are the different facets of coaching?"

Coaching within and without

A book chapter in Coach and couch: The psychology of making better leaders, exploring the different facets of coaching.

Palgrave Macmillan, May 2007

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"Despotic regimes and dynamics of leadership by terror"

The Spirit of Despotism: Understanding the Tyrant Within

The objective of this article is to better understand the developmental history of despotic regimes and the existence of leadership by terror.

Human Relations, Nov 2006

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The Leadership Mystique (2nd Edition)

The Leadership Mystique (2nd Edition)

This book unpicks the many layers of complexity that underlie effective leadership, and gets to the heart of the day-to-day behavior of leading people in the human enterprise.

Pearson Education, Aug 2006

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The Leader on the Couch

The Leader on the Couch

This book sets out to change people and organisations for the better, by revealing the ‘dark side’ of leadership behaviour and its impact on performance.

Wiley, Jul 2006

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"Design, development & validation of the PA"

The Development of the Personality Audit: A Psychodynamic Multiple Feedback Assessment Instrument

This article describes the design and psychometric properties of the PA, a 360° feedback instrument designed to assess seven personality dimensions important in human behavior and to determine blind spots.

International Journal of Human Resource Management, May 2006

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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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