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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1.

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 2,214 (3,590)

Abstract:

Leadership, Organizational Change, Stress, Organizational Culture

2.

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, INSEAD, Université Paris X Nanterre, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 747 (23,416)

Abstract:

Transformational Leadership, Leadership Development Program, Group Coaching, 360-degree Assessment, Outcome Study, Global Executive Leadership Inventory

3.

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 715 (21,850)

Abstract:

victim syndrome, rescuers, masochistic, passive-aggressive, self-defeating behavior, blame game, secondary gain

4.

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 INSEAD
Downloads 594 (18,168)

Abstract:

Psychodynamic Approach, Clinical Paradigm, Effective Leadership, Case Study, Self-Assessment

5.

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, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and Texas A&M University
Downloads 568 (31,417)

Abstract:

Leadership archetype, leadership behavior, character, team, executive role configuration, leadership archetype questionnaire, 360-degree survey instrument

6.

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, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 544 (36,696)

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7.

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 525 (27,667)

Abstract:

SOB Executive, Psychopath "lite", Sociopath, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Toxic Leadership, Narcissism, Neurotic Organization, Clinical Paradigm Temporary Abstract

8.

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 516 (29,644)

Abstract:

Leader and Leadership Development, Distributed Leadership, Network Building, Boundaryless Organizations, Talent Management, Corporate Universities

9.

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 385 (43,763)

Abstract:

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

10.

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
Downloads 300 (75,870)

Abstract:

Success, Career Dynamics, Executive, Wealth, Intrinsic & External Validation, Faust Syndrome

11.

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, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes, affiliation not provided to SSRN and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 241 (91,480)

Abstract:

Transitional Leadership Development, Evaluation of Leadership Development Programs, Psychodynamic Orientation to Leadership Development

12.

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 208 (82,006)

Abstract:

Rescuer Syndrome, Co-dependency, Coach-coachee Relationships, Disease to Please, Addiction, Saying "No", Rescuer Burnout, Constructive Rescuer, Transference-countertransference Reactions

13.

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 164 (135,491)

Abstract:

Consulting, Interpersonal Encounter, Transference, Countertransference, Projection, Listening with the Third Ear, Subliminal Perception, Action Trap

14.

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 159 (105,006)

Abstract:

Forgiving, Leadership, Lex Talionis, Forgiving Personality, Stages of Forgiving, Psychodynamic, Authentizotic Organization, Psychotherapy

15.

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
Downloads 159 (111,576)

Abstract:

Coach, Group Coaching, Clinical Paradigm, Plato's Cave, Tipping Points, Transitional Space, Inner Journey

16.

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 136 (134,126)

Abstract:

Death Anxiety, Motivation, Stealth Motivator, Narcissistic Injury, Immortality Strategies, Manic Defense, Succession Issues, Edifice Complex

17.

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
Downloads 121 (171,270)

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18.

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 118 (149,312)

Abstract:

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

19.

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 114 (133,499)

Abstract:

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

20.

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 94 (143,206)

Abstract:

Group Coaching, Strategy Implementation, Execution, Psychodynamics

21.

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 93 (160,930)

Abstract:

Sleeping, Dreaming, Leadership Coaching, REM Sleep, Psychodynamics, Unconscious Processes, Creativity, Problem Solving

22.

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 83 (229,060)

Abstract:

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

23.

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 80 (189,431)

Abstract:

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

24.

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 72 (238,938)

Abstract:

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

25.

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 68 (169,381)

Abstract:

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

26.

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 56 (221,424)

Abstract:

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

27.

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 53 (242,293)

Abstract:

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

28.

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 49 (176,276)

Abstract:

Fairy Tale, Story Telling, The Heroes’ Journey, Psychotherapy, Dreams, Symbolism, Change, The Darker Side of Leadership

29.

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
Downloads 42 (273,236)

Abstract:

Aging, Life Extension, Life Cycle, Functional Immaturity, Extreme Old Age

30.

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, INSEAD, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 0 (253,216)

Abstract:

Executive Stress, Psychodynamic Lens, Executive Coaching, Taboo

31.

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 III
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, West Virginia University and Northeastern University
Downloads 0 (245,811)

Abstract:

Destructive Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Narcissism

32.

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, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Downloads 0 (155,759)

Abstract:

Technostress, Personality Assessment, Information and Communication Technologies

33.

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
Downloads 0 (262,877)

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34.

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 0 (166,548)

Abstract:

Happiness, Hedonic treadmill, Set point of Happiness, Synthesized Happiness, World Happiness Report, Mental Health, Materialism, Social Comparisons, Workplace

35.

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, INSEAD Executive Degree Programmes and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 0 (149,312)

Abstract:

psychodynamic-systemic, psychology of leadership, OD

36.

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

Abstract:

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