Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Clinical Professor of Leadership Development

Fontainebleau Cedex, F-77305

France

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Scholarly Papers (59)

1.

Psychodynamic Approach

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/45/EFE
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jun 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Alicia Cheak
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and Independent
Downloads 4,596 (2,809)
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Psychodynamic Approach, Clinical Paradigm, Effective Leadership, Case Study, Self-Assessment

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Organizational Culture, Leadership, Change, and Stress

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2009/10/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2011
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Laura Guillen and Konstantin Korotov
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 3,127 (5,415)
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Leadership, Organizational Change, Stress, Organizational Culture

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Are You a Victim of the Victim Syndrome?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/70/EFE
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 1,752 (13,772)
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victim syndrome, rescuers, masochistic, passive-aggressive, self-defeating behavior, blame game, secondary gain

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Developing Leaders and Leadership Development

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/77/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Konstantin Korotov
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,439 (18,622)
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Leader and Leadership Development, Distributed Leadership, Network Building, Boundaryless Organizations, Talent Management, Corporate Universities

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The Psychopath in the C Suite: Redifining the SOB

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/119/EFE
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 1,210 (24,124)
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SOB Executive, Psychopath "lite", Sociopath, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Toxic Leadership, Narcissism, Neurotic Organization, Clinical Paradigm Temporary Abstract

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

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2009/34/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2009
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Independent, Université Paris X Nanterre, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Independent and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 950 (34,120)
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Transformational Leadership, Leadership Development Program, Group Coaching, 360-degree Assessment, Outcome Study, Global Executive Leadership Inventory

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Transformational Leadership Development Programs: Creating Long-Term Sustainable Change

SAGE HANDBOOK ON TEACHING LEADERSHIP, S. Snook, N. Nohria, and R. Khurana, eds., Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/72/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Konstantin Korotov
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 893 (37,226)

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Group Work, 360-degree Assessments, Emotional Intelligence, Reflective Space, Leadership Development, Transformation, Motivational Need Systems, Clinical Paradigm

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Doing Nothing and Nothing to Do: The Hidden Value of Empty Time and Boredom

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/37/EFE
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 May 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 880 (37,987)

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Busyness, Laziness, Boredom, Manic Defense, Stress, Incubation, Reflection, Left-right Brain Activity, Creativity

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Development and Application of the Leadership Archetype Questionnaire

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2009/15/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Pierre Vrignaud, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy and Anupam Agrawal
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Université Paris X Nanterre, Independent and Texas A&M University
Downloads 802 (43,178)
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Leadership archetype, leadership behavior, character, team, executive role configuration, leadership archetype questionnaire, 360-degree survey instrument

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Insead Global Leadership Centre - 360-Degree Feedback Instruments: An Overview

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2007/01/EFE
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2007
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Université Paris X Nanterre, Independent and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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Leadership Coaching and the Rescuer Syndrome: How to Manage Both Sides of the Couch

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/104/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 584 (65,257)
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Rescuer Syndrome, Co-dependency, Coach-coachee Relationships, Disease to Please, Addiction, Saying "No", Rescuer Burnout, Constructive Rescuer, Transference-countertransference Reactions

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The Greed Syndrome

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2016/26/EFE
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Do you Really Want to Become a Billionaire? A Look Inside the Inner Theatre of the Super-rich

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/30/EFE
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 474 (84,459)

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Billionaire, Super-rich, Money Symbolism, The Big Five Psychology Model, Inner Theatre, Dark Dyad, Children, Philanthropy

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Psychodynamic Issues in Organizational Leadership

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2015
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy and Konstantin Korotov
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Independent and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 465 (86,458)

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psychodynamic-systemic, psychology of leadership, OD

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Vision Without Action is a Hallucination: Group Coaching and Strategy Implementation

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/41/EFE
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 May 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 460 (87,580)
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Group Coaching, Strategy Implementation, Execution, Psychodynamics

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The Many Colors of Success: What Do Executives Want Out of Life?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2009/19/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Success, Career Dynamics, Executive, Wealth, Intrinsic & External Validation, Faust Syndrome

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The Shaman, the Therapist, and the Coach

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/54/EFE
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 440 (92,130)

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Shamanism, Psychotherapy, Coaching, Depth Psychology, Collective Unconscious, Archetypes, Mystical Experiences, the Sacred, Active Imagination, Visualizing, Journey

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The Art of Forgiveness: Differentiating Transformational Leaders

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/52/EFE
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 414 (98,898)
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Forgiving, Leadership, Lex Talionis, Forgiving Personality, Stages of Forgiving, Psychodynamic, Authentizotic Organization, Psychotherapy

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The Group Coaching Conundrum

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/53/EFE
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2012
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Coach, Group Coaching, Clinical Paradigm, Plato's Cave, Tipping Points, Transitional Space, Inner Journey

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Death and the Executive: Encounters with the 'Stealth' Motivator

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/11/EFE
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 388 (106,589)
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Death Anxiety, Motivation, Stealth Motivator, Narcissistic Injury, Immortality Strategies, Manic Defense, Succession Issues, Edifice Complex

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Coaching Challenging Executives

Mastering Executive Coaching (2018), Jonathan Passmore and Bryan Underhill, (Eds.) Routledge, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/01/EFE
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Caroline Rook
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and University of Reading - Henley Business School
Downloads 357 (116,981)
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Executive Coaching, Narcissistic, Bipolar, Psychopathic and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality

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

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2008
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
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Transitional Leadership Development, Evaluation of Leadership Development Programs, Psychodynamic Orientation to Leadership Development

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You and Your Technostress: Relating Personality Dimensions to ICT-Related Stress

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2016/31/EFE
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 May 2016
Pawel Korzynski, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy and Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
Kozminski University, Independent and INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 336 (125,100)

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Technostress, Personality Assessment, Information and Communication Technologies

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Stress in Executives: Discussing the 'Undiscussable'

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2016/74/EFE
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2016
Caroline Rook, Thomas Hellwig, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy and Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
University of Reading - Henley Business School, Independent, Independent and INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 295 (143,400)

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Executive Stress, Psychodynamic Lens, Executive Coaching, Taboo

25.

The Happiness Conundrum

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2016/11/EFE
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2016
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 279 (151,862)
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Happiness, Hedonic treadmill, Set point of Happiness, Synthesized Happiness, World Happiness Report, Mental Health, Materialism, Social Comparisons, Workplace

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The 'Authentizotic' Organization: Creating Best Places to Work

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/16/EFE
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 277 (152,955)

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Authentizotic, Trust, Team Culture, Fair Process, Value-Based Leadership, Sense of Community, Fun, Having a Voice, Learning Organization, Life Balance, Utopia, Best Place to Work Checklist

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The Attachment Imperative: The Kiss of the Hedgehog

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/51/EFE
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 255 (166,273)

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Secure, Anxious-ambivalent, Fearful Avoidant, Dismissive Avoidant, Coaching, Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic

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Action and Reflection: The Emotional Dance between Consultant and Client

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2009/21/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2009
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 250 (169,457)
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Consulting, Interpersonal Encounter, Transference, Countertransference, Projection, Listening with the Third Ear, Subliminal Perception, Action Trap

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Fairy Tales for Executives: Story Telling as a Catalyst for Change

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/22/EFE
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 249 (170,060)
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Fairy Tale, Story Telling, The Heroes’ Journey, Psychotherapy, Dreams, Symbolism, Change, The Darker Side of Leadership

30.

Living in the 'I' World

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/56/EFE
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 233 (181,323)

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Gemeinschaft, Gesellschaft, “I” Society, Collectivism, Individualism, Narcissism, Self-esteem movement, Social media, Millennials

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Dream Journeys: New Territory for Executive Coaching

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/14/EFE
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 232 (182,040)
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Sleeping, Dreaming, Leadership Coaching, REM Sleep, Psychodynamics, Unconscious Processes, Creativity, Problem Solving

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Coaching's 'Good Hour': Creating Tipping Points

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2011/94/EFE
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 227 (185,788)

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Tipping Point, Regression in the Service of the Ego, Transference Cure, Amygdala, Corrective Emotional Experience, Cognitive, Emotive, and Defensive Reframing, "Aha!" Moment

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Doing a Madoff: The Psychology of White-collar Criminals

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/55/EFE
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Sep 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 219 (192,265)

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White-collar Crime, Fraud Triangle, Personality, Narcissism, Psychopathy, Antisocial, Rationalization, Greed Factor, Low Self-control, Thrill-seeking Personality, Neuro-criminology, Whistleblowers, Business Schools

34.

The Cult of the CEO: The ‘Above Average’ Effect

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/74/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 192 (216,820)

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CEOs, Compensation, CEO to Worker Pay Ratio, Above Average Effect, Greed, Human Motivation, Social Contract

35.

Reaching Stardom: How to Identify and Develop Top Performers

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/75/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Trump: A Tragi-Comedy

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/22/EFE
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 176 (233,835)
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Dysfunctional Leadership, “Great Man”, Obsequiousness, Flattery, Social Defenses, Groupthink, Faulty Decision-Making

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Destructive and Transformational Leadership in Africa

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2016/45/EFE
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Jennifer Sexton and B. Parker Ellen
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, West Virginia University and Northeastern University
Downloads 170 (240,758)
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Destructive Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Narcissism

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Get Back in the Sandbox: Teaching CEOs How to Play

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/125/EFE
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 150 (267,060)

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Play, Flow, Creativity, Transitional Object, Transitional Space, Organizational Play Therapy, Educational Play

39.

The Bivalent Leadership Style

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/20/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 146 (272,948)

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Bivalent Leadership Style, Splitting, Binary Thinking, Defense Mechanism, Contagious Behavior, Tolerating Ambiguity, Transference, Counter-transference

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People-Friendly Organizations: Why We Need an Alternative Default Model

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/95/EFE/IGLC
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Nov 2010
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Elisabet Engellau
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 144 (276,009)
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Male, Female, Biology, Nature and Nurture, Social Constructivism, Hormonal Influences, Mother-child Relationships, Testosterone, Oxytocin, Tender-mindedness, Implicit Association Test, Symbolism, Psychodynamic Theories, People-friendly Organization

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The Sexual 'Cloud' in the Executive Suite

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/38/EFE
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 May 2015
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 143 (277,453)

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Sexual Desire, the Selfish Gene Effect, Gender Stereotyping, Women Discrimination, Women-Friendly Organization, Androgynous

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A Tale of Two Organizations: Creating the Authentizotic Organization

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/64/EFE
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 135 (290,066)

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Authentizotic organization, best place to work, clinical paradigm, trust, multi-party feedback systems, transitional space, narrative

43.

Down the Rabbit Hole of Shame

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/72/EFE
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Nov 2017
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 134 (291,719)

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Shame, Guilt, Sense of Inferiority, Embarrassment, Shyness, Rage, Psychopathology, Alienation, Coping, Self-Compassion

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I Won’t, Therefore I Am: Being Stubborn

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/42/EFE
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Sep 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Stubbornness, Persistence, Leadership, Confirmation Bias, Closed Mindedness, Cognitive Complexity, Resistance to Change, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Weltanschauung

45.

Catching the Thief of Time: The Perils of Procrastination

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/56/EFE
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Oct 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 109 (338,440)

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Procrastination, Self-regulation, Self-harm, Mental Health, Depression, Fear of Failure, Need for Perfection, Harsh Superego, Reframing, Self-compassion, Helping Professional

46.

Old Age is No Place for Sissies

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/35/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2015
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Aging, Life Extension, Life Cycle, Functional Immaturity, Extreme Old Age

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How Leaders Get the Worst Out of People: The Threat of Hate-based Populism

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/60/EFE
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 103 (351,572)
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Hatred, Anger, Contempt, Envy, Splitting, Scapegoating, Projection, Interpersonal, Intergroup, Ingroup, Outgroup, Contagion, Ideology, Dehumanization, Social Networking, Populist Leader, Demagogue

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Let’s Install Leaders for Life! Why Get Hung up on Democracy? A Modest, “Swiftian” Proposal

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/37/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Aug 2020
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 97 (365,600)

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Leaders-for-life, Narcissism, Abuse of Power, Autocracy, Democracy, Corruption, Kleptocracy, Economic Decline, Social Unrest, Terror

49.

The Psychology of Evil: Reality and Imagination

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/47/EFE
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Sep 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 88 (388,313)

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Evil, Developmental, Neurological, Evolutionary, Psychopathy Gene, Dark Dyad, Narcissism, Psychopathy, Bystander, Milgram and Zimbardo Experiments, Obedience to Authority, Compassion and Empathy

50.

The Rise and Fall of a Flawed Leader: The Little Drum Boy

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/54/EFE
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 86 (393,882)

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Donald Trump, Toxic Leaders, Personality Development, Family Dynamics, Attachment, Narcissism, Paranoia, Psychopathy, Authoritarianism, Populism, Cult Behavior, Irrationality

51.

The Triumph of Hope over Experience: Ten Lessons to Create Better Partner Relationships

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/13/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Mar 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 73 (432,494)

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Partner Relationships, Sexual Attraction, Group Pressure, Loneliness, Unconscious Collusion, Co-dependency, Repetition Compulsion, Emotional Container, Mutual Respect, Trust, Forgiveness, Communication, Room with a View, Growth and Development

52.

Exploring the Russian Leadership Mystique: A Plea for Change

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/53/EFE
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 71 (439,049)

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Leadership Style, Communism, Despotism, Materialism, Bureaupathology, Oblomovism, Corruption, “Managed Democracy”, Educational Reform, Character, Moral compass, Ethics, Authoritative Leadership, Management Education, Entrepreneurship

53.

What Happened to Prince or Princess Charming? The Enigma of Partner Choice

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/41/EFE
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Sep 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Partnership, Couples, Selection Criteria, Evolutionary Development, Attachment Behavior Patterns, Imprinting, Unconscious Behavior

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Are you a Prisoner of Optical Illusions? The Enigma of Transference

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/44/EFE
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Katharina Balazs
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and ESCP Europe
Downloads 62 (470,575)

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Transference, Optical Illusion, Mental and Emotional Schemata, Judgement Error, Unconscious, Workplace Relationships

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The Macabre Dance of Shame

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/27/EFE
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2021
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 44 (546,337)

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Shame, Shame Proneness, Guilt, Evolutionary, Developmental, Neurological, Self-compassion

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Webs of Endless Possibility Life Lessons from the “Great Mother” as Told by a Black Widow and her ten Little Spiders

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/23/EFE
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 May 2020
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Black widow spider, male-female relationships, feminine mystique, leadership, Machiavellianism, meaning, the Great Mother

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In Praise of Dictators: A Swiftian Perspective

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2022/22/EFE, 2022
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Dictatorship, Autocracy, Democracy, Free Press, Free Speech, Independent Judiciary, Right to Demonstrate, Corruption, Terror, War, Genocide

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Wrestling with Ambiguity: Koans as Agents of Change and their Application to the Helping Professions

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/26/EFE
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2020
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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Koan, koan practice, Zen, managing ambiguity, helping profession, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, coaching, negative capability, not-knowing, paradoxes

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The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

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Firm performance, Management techniques, Management skills, Motivation, Autonomy, Behavior (individual), Psychological traits

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A-players or B-players?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2019/13/EFE
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
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A-players, B-players, C-players, Inner security, Self-esteem, Envy, Psychodynamics, Unconscious biases, Machiavellian, Hiring, Assessment, Safeguards