'Everybody is normal until you know them better.' Manfred Kets de Vries talks about his childhood in Nazi-occupied Holland, making leaders more humane, and how bosses' echo chambers work – over Lunch with the Financial Times's Michael Skapinker.
The Financial Times, Mar 2021
"The pathology of CEO psychopaths"
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
"Peverse narcissists in the workplace"
Manfred Kets de Vries comments on perverse narcissists in organisations.
L'Express, Feb 2014
"Psychological profile of successful CEOs"
In this interview, Kets de Vries draws on three decades of study to describe the psychological profile of successful CEOs, exploring senior executives' vulnerabilities, which are often intensified by followers' attempts to manipulate their leaders.
Harvard Business Review, Nov 2004
"A response to the clinical paradigm"
This article was written in response to The Clinical Paradigm: Manfred Kets de Vries Reflections on Organizational Therapy.
European Management Journal, Feb 2000