Executive's Guide to Understanding People: How Freudian Theory Can Turn Good Executives into Better…

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

byAbraham Zaleznik

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The Executive's Guide to Understanding People aims to increase and enhance the readers' psycholgical intelligence, a quality of the mind essential to leadership in organizations. Abraham Zaleznik takes managers into Freud’s world of psychoanalysis and shows managers what they need to know about themselves and their employees to better motivate and lead.  The book discusses a variety of things relevant to today's top leaders including Freud’s origin of psychoanalysis, the unconscious, neuroses, defence mechanisms, group psychology, organizations and change.

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The Executive's Guide to Understanding People aims to increase and enhance the readers' psycholgical intelligence, a quality of the mind essential to leadership in organizations. Abraham Zaleznik takes managers into Freud’s world of psychoanalysis and shows managers what they need to know about themselves and their employees to better ...

Abraham Zaleznik is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.62 × 6.3 × 0.64 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230615694

ISBN - 13:9780230615694

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Table of Contents

Where Freud Fits * Sigmund Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis * The Unconscious * Theory of Neuroses: Symptoms * Theory of Neuroses * Psychosexual Development * Mechanisms of Defense * Group Psychology * Organizations * Leadership and Corporate Mythology * Psychoanalysis in Changing Organizations * The Last Word