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

This attractive learn of the lifetime of Alexander the nice, the charismatic chief who created an empire that spanned lots of the historic international, presents an in-depth examine the psychodynamics of management that would be of use to modern leaders in company and politics, and to consulting and coaching organisations.In the 1st a part of the ebook, the authors weave the interesting story of Alexander's lifestyles, when highlighting his significant management talents. They then examine Alexander's character and behavior from a scientific standpoint to illustrate the mental forces that formed these management features. they appear on the key points of Alexander's management method intimately, as a realistic demonstration of potent management, an finish by means of cataloguing Alexander's strengths and, simply as importantly, his weaknesses for the important classes in leadership.This quantity provokes either introspection and thought within the minds of its readers. it is important studying for all managers and administration experts, MBA scholars, and all excited by powerful leadership.'In analysing Alexander's character and behavior, this publication takes a medical standpoint. It is dependent upon options of the developmental psychology, relatives structures conception, cognitive thought, dynamic psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis to appreciate his behaviour and activities. Exploring subject matters that spotlight mental dimensions of Alexander's management type, those pages draw observations concerning the classes of management that may be discovered from his behaviour.'- From the Introduction

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