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

This attractive research of the lifetime of Alexander the nice, the charismatic chief who created an empire that spanned many of the historic international, offers 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 booklet, the authors weave the interesting story of Alexander's lifestyles, while highlighting his significant management abilities. They then examine Alexander's character and behavior from a medical standpoint to illustrate the mental forces that formed these management features. they give the impression of being on the key features of Alexander's management method intimately, as a realistic demonstration of powerful management, an finish through cataloguing Alexander's strengths and, simply as importantly, his weaknesses for the important classes in leadership.This quantity provokes either introspection and concept within the minds of its readers. it is important analyzing for all managers and administration experts, MBA scholars, and all interested by potent leadership.'In analysing Alexander's character and behavior, this booklet takes a scientific viewpoint. It is determined by suggestions of the developmental psychology, relatives structures concept, cognitive concept, dynamic psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis to appreciate his behaviour and activities. Exploring topics that spotlight mental dimensions of Alexander's management variety, those pages draw observations concerning the classes of management that may be realized from his behaviour.'- From the Introduction

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