This book discusses the psychodynamics of leadership-in and relies on concepts of developmental psychology, family systems theory, cognitive theory, dynamic psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis to understand Alexander's behaviour and actions.

part I


chapter One|9 pages

Setting the stage

chapter Two|5 pages

Creating a war machine

chapter Three|6 pages

Family turmoil

chapter Four|13 pages

A strategic genius

chapter Five|6 pages

Administering an empire

chapter Six|8 pages

Striving for the “Endless Ocean”

part II|51 pages


chapter Seven|7 pages

The management of meaning

chapter Eight|32 pages

Entering the inner theatre of the king

chapter Nine|3 pages

The aftermath

chapter Ten|5 pages

Leadership lessons from Alexander the Great