Worth reading: Leaders, Fools and Impostors: Essays on the Psychology of Leaders. Manfred Kets de Vries.
Whoever wants to focus more closely on the psychology of leadership, its temptations, pictures, motives and expectations, should consider reading the book with the provocative title “Leaders, Fools and Impostors" by Kets de Vries. The author, professor at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, explores in particular the interaction of expectations between leaders and their employees as well as the influences of power on the personality of the leader. This book is based on the reflections of the author’s own experiences taken from his consulting processes with leaders and findings from psychoanalysis.