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Reflections on Leadership and Career Development On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries

ISBN-10: 0470742461

ISBN-13: 9780470742464

Edition: 2010

Authors: Manfred Kets de Vries

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List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Manfred Kets de Vries brings a much-needed fresh perspective to the subjects of leadership and change, drawing on his knowledge of economics, management, psychology and psychoanalysis. He is Clinical Professor of Leadership at INSEAD where he holds the Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chair of Leadership Development. He has also held professorships at McGill University, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montreal and Harvard Business School, and has lectured at management institutions all over the world. He is the author, co-author, or editor of m ore than 30 books including The Leader on the Couch and Family Business on the Couch, and over 300 articles and papers. In November 2008, Manfred Kets de Vries was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Leadership Association in Los Angeles. He and six others were inducted into the leadership legacy project as "founding professionals of the development of leadership as a field and as a discipline." Previously, in 2005, he was the first non-American recipient of the ILA Leadership Award for his 'Contributions to the Classroom and to the boardroom." The Financial Times, Le Capital, Wirtschaftwoche and The Economist have also judged him one of the world's leading thinkers on leadership.

Introduction
About This Book
Acknowledgements
The Origins Of Leadership
Introduction
Narcissism and Leadership
Why Follow the Leader?
The Dance of Leaders and Followers
Listening with the Third Ear
Leadership And Personality
Introduction
Vladimir Putin, CEO of Russia, Inc.: The Legacy and the Future
'Complex' Executives I Have 'Met' in Coaching and Consulting
Leadership Archetypes: A New Organizational Constellation
Leadership And Career Development
Introduction
Midlife-Stop the World, I Want to Get Off
The CEO Life Cycle
The Retirement Syndrome-The Psychology of Letting Go
Conclusion: The Twice-Born Experience
References
Index