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Kets de Vries, Manfred F. R.

Overview
Works: 303 works in 1,066 publications in 9 languages and 16,697 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, wat, Other, Interviewer, Creator, Opponent
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Most widely held works by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries
Are leaders born or are they made? : the case of Alexander the Great by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

14 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes a great leader? Can leadership be learned or are great leaders born and not made? Manfred Kets de Vries answers these questions, and many more, in his innovative and fresh look at the timeless theme of effective leadership. His 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 leadership that will be of use to contemporary leaders in business and politics, and to consulting and training organizations.In the first part of the book, the author weaves the fascinating tale of Alexander's life, whilst highlighting his considerable leadership skills. He then analyses Alexander's personality and behavior from a clinical perspective to demonstrate the psychological forces that shaped those leadership qualities. He looks at the key facets of Alexander's leadership technique in detail, as a practical demonstration of effective leadership, and concludes by cataloguing Alexander's strengths and, just as importantly, his weaknesses for the vital lessons in leadership. In this way, Manfred Kets de Vries creates a compelling vision of leadership that no one can afford to ignore
The neurotic organization by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Russian business leaders( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book will provide a great source of information for academics and researchers of entrepreneurship, leadership studies and international business. Although the focus is on Russian entrepreneurs, the lessons in the book are equally as relevant for other cultures and leadership styles."--Jacket
Organizational paradoxes : clinical approaches to management by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizational Paradoxes takes the reader on a journey into the individual's personal 'underworld'. Its primary objective remains to help the reader understand the inner theatre of leaders and followers. It looks at the deep structure of the executive's world, and tries to extricate some of the wishes, fears and anxieties prevalent in the world of organizations. This is not, however, a 'quick-fix' solution for the executive keen to improve his working life. By urging the reader to practise the self-observation that leads to self-understanding, Kets de Vries reveals that this is an essential quality of leadership
Power and the corporate mind by Abraham Zaleznik( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and German and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons on leadership by terror : finding Shaka Zulu in the attic by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This original book will be of enormous interest to a broad audience - from students and academics focusing on leadership, political science, and political psychology, to practitioners such as managers, executives, consultants, and leadership coaches."--Jacket
Leaders, fools, and impostors : essays on the psychology of leadership by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inhaltsübersicht: Vorwort, Dank, Einleitung: Wir und die Führer, die wir uns erschaffen, 1. Der Führer als Spiegel, 2. Das unvollständige Selbst: Narzissmus und Machtausübung, 3. Machtverzicht: Die emotionale Abrechnung, 4. Tote Seelen: Emotionales Analphabetentum, 5. Der Hochmut und der Narr: Humor als Gegengewicht zur Macht, 6. Das Hochstapler-Syndrom, 7. Führung und Machtmissbrauch: Jenseits der Komplizenschaft, Schluss: Die Bewältigung der Widersprüche von Führung und Macht, Bibliographie, Weiterführende Literatur, Register
The hedgehog effect : executive coaching and the secrets of building high performance teams by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In today's global world organizations rely more and more on virtual teams. In his latest book on group coaching for high-performance teams, Manfred Kets de Vries provides a clear understanding of how to coach groups of managers and make them effective teams that can bring greatly improved performance for their companies. Executives, consultants, and coaches will learn what factors drive their success or failure and how to improve their ability to adapt to changing situations"--
Reflections on leadership and career development by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the books in this series Manfred Kets de Vries-failed engineer, entrepreneur manqué, reluctant economist, international management guru, psychoanalyst, wit, and outdoorsman-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 organizational leadership. At a key point in his career, working as he puts it, 'in the twilight zone of economics, management, and psychoanalysis," he decided to strike out on a little-trodden path and "bring the person back into the organization." Now Kets de Vries occupies a unique position in the academic business world, putting leaders and companies of the couch and working at the often intimate interface where the inner theater of the individual meets the outer world of the organization. The second book in this series, Reflections on Leadership and career development, takes different perspectives on the intimate connection between the personality or "inner theater" of individuals and the organizational context in which they work-how different personality types, in positions of leadership or as members of management teams, affect the functioning and success of organizations. Kets de Vries looks at the way basic psychological processes operate on individual and corporate performance and analyzes them in the context of case studies of leaders and organizations. he examines narcissism, dysfunctional collusion between leaders and followers, some new leadership archetypes, and the roles that "organizational therapists" (coaches or consultants) can play in their interventions. The book includes a lengthy study of Vladimir Putin, as "CEO of Russia, Inc.," an assessment of the former Russian president's performance as an organizational leader. the final part of the book examines the career life cycle and how executives cope (or fail to cope) with rites de passage like succession and retirement. -- From the Inside Flap
Coach and couch : the psychology of making better leaders by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a volume of essays on topics relevant to leadership development. Drawing upon substantial research this book presents the essential leadership models and equips practitioners with tools for developing executive coaches and working with business leaders."--Publisher's description
Prisoners of leadership by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In einer Zeit des Wandels und steigender Erwartungen wachst die Sorge tiber die intemationale Wettbewerbsfahigkeit und unsere Fahigkeit, der Herausforderung der Welt an unserer Spitze in Industrie und Manage ment zu begegnen. In solchen Zeiten scheinen Ftihrungskrafte sehr ge fragt zu sein; in solchen Zeiten machen die Ftihrungskrafte den Unter schied. Wir sollten nicht verges sen, daB es die Ftihrungspersonen sind, von denen man die Entwicklung neuer Visionen und die Entfesselung und Lenkung der ungenutzten Talente, die auf allen Ebenen einer Organi sation vorkommen, erwartet. Ftihrungskrafte sind diejenigen, die un sere Institutionen ftir die Herausforderungen von morgen vorbereiten mtissen. Ais Katalysatoren flir den Wandel haben sie diesen ProzeB in Gang zu setzen. 1m Rtickblick auf dieses lahrhundert konnen wir sagen, daB wir mehr als unseren Anteil an Ftihrem hatten - gute und schlechte. Ais ein Student der Ftihrungslehre hatte ich das Gltick, in diesem Zeitabschnitt zu leben. Das Studium der Ftihrung war in meinem Fall keine losgeloste akademi sche Ubung. Ich hatte im Gegenteil die Gelegenheit, den Aufstieg und den Fall von Ftihrungspersonlichkeiten - untemehmerischen und politi schen - hautnah zu verfolgen. Ais ich als Student in Holland Platos Staat las, war ich besonders von dem Teil fasziniert, in dem er die Eigenschaften beschrieb, die flir einen Philosophenkonig und seine Ausbildung notwendig sind. Diejenigen, die vielleicht dachten, daB das Interesse an Ftihrung und Ftihrungstraining ein relativ modemes Phanomen ist, werden tiberrascht sein. Schon 386 v
Organizations on the couch : clinical perspectives on organizational behavior and change by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychoanalytische benadering van organisaties en de mensen die daarin werkzaam zijn
Reflections on groups and organizations : on the couch by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on Groups and Organizations is the third and final book in the On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries series. Broadening the Kets De Vries canvas, this book examines concepts of organizational health, performance, and change. Material ranges from studies of high performance teams - based on time the author spent with the pygmies of central Africa - to the study of organizational stars, to the use of coaching interventions to improve personal and organizational functioning. Kets de Vries looks at the interpersonal and group processes that determine how organizations work within spe
Life and death in the executive fast lane : essays on irrational organizations and their leaders by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedside reader for all who experience the dysfunctional aspects of today's workplace, this collection of brief and insightful essays not only deciphers problems that are common in organizational life but also sheds light on some of the underlying dimensions that often go unnoticed. Kets de Vries makes sense out of specific behaviors, stories, myths, rituals, and jokes to help people understand the conflicts, anxieties, defenses, and tensions that constantly arise. The author covers everything from leadership and entrepreneurship to families in business, change and downsizing, women as leaders, balancing work and pleasure, and managing acquisitions, using contemporary examples like Robert Maxwell, Jack Welch, Tom Peters, Robert Coles, and John Gardner
The new global leaders : Richard Branson, Percy Barnevik, and David Simon by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spend some time with three of today's most noted business pioneers and share their secrets for achieving international success. The New Global Leaders takes readers into the private worlds of Asea Brown Boveri's Percy Barnevik, Virgin founder Richard Branson, and British Petroleum titan David Simon to provide rare and candid profiles of how these charismatic leaders have redefined organizational growth and development in the latter 20th century. The authors were granted unprecedented access to these men and the results areas fascinating as they are informative. Readers are treated to personal interviews with these very powerful and very different personalities, each of whom provides a behind-the-scenes account of how he put his company on the global map. Sharing their philosophies, visions, and strategies, they exemplify leadership in an age of rapid and relentless change and provide new models of success for our post-industrial era
The leader on the couch : a clinical approach to changing people and organizations by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"People worldwide complain that there's a discrepancy between what leaders say and what they do, and it's rooted in the leaders' own lack of awareness of their psychological drivers and mood states. The Leader on the Couch will help you beat self-deception and reveal how inner personality - largely hard-wired since childhood - affects the way you lead and manage others."--Jacket
Unstable at the top : inside the troubled organization by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family business on the couch : a psychological perspective by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge faced by family businesses and their stakeholders, is to recognise the issues that they face, understand how to develop strategies to address them and more importantly, to create narratives, or family stories that explain the emotional dimension of the issues to the family. The most intractable family business issues are not the business problems the organisation faces, but the emotional issues that compound them. Applying psychodynamic concepts will help to explain behaviour and will enable the family to prepare for life cycle transitions and other issues that may arise. Here is
You will meet a tall, dark stranger : executive coaching challenges by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kets de Vries profiles a range of toxic executives the narcissist, psychopath, cold fish, obsessive-compulsive, and many more, offering coaches examples of interventions that have worked and those that haven't, to help coaches deal with difficult people and become more effective
Telling fairy tales in the boardroom : how to make sure your organization lives happily ever after by Manfred F. R Kets de Vries( )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... In this book Manfred Kets de Vries, one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of leadership, and a pioneering practitioner in the field of psychodynamic executive coaching, draws on the format of traditional fairy tales and tells us five stories that dramatize five key themes of dysfunctional leadership. The accompanying commentaries analyze each tale and examine the ways in which it applies to leadership behavior and organizational practices. This diagnostic element is supported by self-assessment tests that reinforce the main lessons of each tale and guide the reader's interpretation of the results ..."--Page [4] of the cover
 
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The neurotic organizationThe new Russian business leadersOrganizational paradoxes : clinical approaches to managementLessons on leadership by terror : finding Shaka Zulu in the atticLeaders, fools, and impostors : essays on the psychology of leadershipThe hedgehog effect : executive coaching and the secrets of building high performance teamsReflections on leadership and career developmentCoach and couch : the psychology of making better leaders