Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

Manfred Kets De Vries is a clinical professor of leadership development and a consultant on organizational design/transformation and strategic human resource management to leading worldwide companies. He holds the Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chair of Leadership Development at Instead, Fontainebleau, France. He has also held professorships at McGill University, the École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montreal, and the Harvard Business School, and he has lectured at management institutions around the world. He is the author, co-author, or editor of over 20 books. The Financial Times, Le Capital, Wirtschaftswoche, and The Economist have judged Manfred Kets de Vries one of Europe's leading management thinkers.

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Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? The Case of Alexander the Great

Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? The Case of Alexander the Great

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Elisabet Engellau

  • Paperback £21.99

This engaging study of the life of Alexander the Great, the charismatic leader who created an empire that spanned most of the ancient world, provides an in-depth look at the psychodynamics of... (more)

Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders: Second Edition

Coach and Couch: The Psychology of Making Better Leaders: Second Edition

Edited by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Konstantin Korotov

  • Hardback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

The INSEAD Global Leadership Centre (IGLC) was founded, and is directed by Professor Kets de Vries. IGLC has helped thousands of executives to increase their effectiveness in dealing with colleagues... (more)

You Will Meet a Tall, Dark Stranger: Executive Coaching Challenges

You Will Meet a Tall, Dark Stranger: Executive Coaching Challenges

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

  • Hardback £19.99

You don't have to be mad to work here - but it helps! Sometimes that's more than just a tedious joke. As anyone who has worked as an executive coach knows, sometimes people who hold very senior and... (more)

Life and Death in the Executive Fast Lane

Life and Death in the Executive Fast Lane

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

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Organizational Paradoxes: Clinical Approaches to Management

Organizational Paradoxes: Clinical Approaches to Management

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

  • Paperback £36.89 (RRP : £40.99 save £4.10)

Second Edition. This book aims to help individuals within organisations to make sense of the things going on around them. Presented in the form of case vignettes, it covers themes such as: power;... (more)

The Neurotic Organisation: Diagnosing and Changing Counterproductive Styles of Management

The Neurotic Organisation: Diagnosing and Changing Counterproductive Styles of Management

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

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Is your organization obsessive-compulsive or passive-aggressive? Corporate neurosis expert Manfred Kets de Vries analyzes dysfunctional organizational behavior in terms of accepted psychoanalytic... (more)

Lessons on Leadership by Terror: Finding Shaka Zulu in the Attic

Lessons on Leadership by Terror: Finding Shaka Zulu in the Attic

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

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What makes despotic leaders tick? How do they become cruel? On a lesser scale why do some people engage in ruthlessly abrasive behaviour in the workplace? The behaviour of such people raises the... (more)

The Leader on the Couch: A Clinical Approach to Changing People and Organizations

The Leader on the Couch: A Clinical Approach to Changing People and Organizations

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

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Despite the proven benefits of emotional intelligence, organizational life has typically been hostile to the inner world of feeling. Rationality is deemed superior to feeling, which can contaminate... (more)

Reflections on Character and Leadership: On the Couch with Manfred Kets De Vries

Reflections on Character and Leadership: On the Couch with Manfred Kets De Vries

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

  • Hardback £25.99

Looks at entrepreneurship, the pathology of leadership, and the personality of the leader. The reader will visit the disturbed inner worlds of leaders like Alexander the Great, Shaka Zulu and Robert... (more)

Sex, Money, Happiness, and Death: The Quest for Authenticity

Sex, Money, Happiness, and Death: The Quest for Authenticity

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

  • Hardback £34.20 (RRP : £38.00 save £3.80)

The four main tenets of life, 'Sex, Money, Happiness and Death' are explored in this unique new book that examines the interface between psychology and management. Life is not all about the symbols... (more)

The Coaching Kaleidoscope: Insights from the Inside

The Coaching Kaleidoscope: Insights from the Inside

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Laura Guillen

  • Hardback £49.49 (RRP : £54.99 save £5.50)

This book deals with how coaching interventions can drive a journey of transformational change at individual, team, and organizational levels. As a result, coaching interventions serve to create more... (more)

Mindful Leadership Coaching: Journeys into the Interior

Mindful Leadership Coaching: Journeys into the Interior

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

  • Hardback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

World-renowned leadership expert Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries draws on his extensive experience in group leadership coaching to provide an in-depth look at the coaching process through the lens of... (more)

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