ISBN-10:
1119973368
ISBN-13:
9781119973362
Pub. Date:
01/03/2012
Publisher:
Wiley
The Hedgehog Effect: The Secrets of Building High Performance Teams / Edition 1

The Hedgehog Effect: The Secrets of Building High Performance Teams / Edition 1

by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
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ISBN-13: 9781119973362
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Manfred Kets de Vries is the Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chaired Clinical Professor of Leadership Development and Founder of the INSEAD Global Leadership Centre . He is a world-class authority on global leadership and executive teams. His Global Executive Leadership Inventory provides a tool and a process that has been widely recognised and used in the US and Europe.  Manfred Kets de Vries and his associates have a distinctive competence in the in-house assessment of the quality of organizational leadership.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

About the Author xxiii

Part One: An Introduction to the Life of Groups and Teams 1

Chapter 1 How a Group Becomes a Team 3

Chapter 2 Swimming in the Relational "Soup" 25

Chapter 3 Leadership Coaching and High Performance Teams 55

Part Two: A Psychodynamic Perspective on Individuals and Groups 77

Chapter 4 Understanding Individuals in Groups 79

Chapter 5 The Secret Life of Groups 109

Chapter 6 Into the Cloud: The Phenomenon of the Group-as-a-Whole 133

Part Three: Creating Authentizotic Organizations 155

Chapter 7 Toward Systemic Change in Organizations 157

Chapter 8 Being an Effective Change Agent 179

Chapter 9 The Zen of Group Coaching 211

Chapter 10 A Holistic Design for Organizational Interventions 239

Conclusion 255

Appendix: Instruments 261

Index 279

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