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 many of the historic international, offers an in-depth examine the psychodynamics of management that might be of use to modern leaders in company and politics, and to consulting and coaching organisations.In the 1st a part of the publication, the authors weave the attention-grabbing story of Alexander's existence, when highlighting his enormous management abilities. They then examine Alexander's character and behavior from a scientific point of view to illustrate the mental forces that formed these management characteristics. they appear on the key points of Alexander's management strategy intimately, as a realistic demonstration of powerful 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 idea within the minds of its readers. it's important examining for all managers and administration specialists, MBA scholars, and all excited by powerful leadership.'In analysing Alexander's character and behavior, this booklet takes a medical standpoint. It depends on ideas of the developmental psychology, kinfolk platforms conception, cognitive idea, dynamic psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis to appreciate his behaviour and activities. Exploring issues that spotlight mental dimensions of Alexander's management kind, those pages draw observations concerning the classes of management that may be realized from his behaviour.'- From the Introduction

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