• Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries


Frank Capra’s Academy Award winning film, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, is about a one-man campaign against dishonest politics. James Stewart, the leading character, plays an average Joe and a naïve, self-conscious idealist stalwartly fighting the corrupt politics in the US Senate. But in spite of the bullying and bribing by crooked politicians, he sticks to his values and social convictions and triumphs in the end. Mr. Smith is making a humane difference.


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  • Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
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  1. 1.INSEADFontainebleauFrance

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