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Whatever happened to the philosopher-king

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

Whatever happened to the philosopher-king

The leader"s addiction to power"

by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

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Published by INSEAD in Fontainbleau .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries.
SeriesWorking papers / INSEAD -- no.88/53
The Physical Object
Pagination25p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13918848M

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