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Books on Leadership

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On Leadership

Abramson, M. A., & Bacon, K. M. (Eds.). (2002). Leaders. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. (HD 57.7 .L42 2002)

Atwater, L. E., & Waldman, D. A. (2008). Leadership, feedback and the open communication gap. New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (HD 57.7 .A83 2008)

Axelrod, A. (2000). Elizabeth I, CEO: Strategic lessons from the leader who built an empire.  Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall Press. (DA 355 .A94 2000)

Bacon, T. R. (2011). The elements of power: Lessons on leadership and influence. New York, NY: AMACOM. (HD 57.7 .B323 2011)

Badaracco, J. (2002). Leading quietly: An unorthodox guide to doing the right thing. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .B332 2002)

Barach, J. A., & Eckhardt, D. R. (1996). Leadership and the job of the executive. Westport, CT: Quorum. (HD 57.7 .B366 1996)

Bass, B. M. (with Bass, R.). (2008). The bass handbook of leadership: Theory, research, & managerial applications (4th ed.). New York, NY: Free Press. (REF HM 1261 .B39 2008)

Bass, B. M., & Riggio, R. (2006). Transformational leadership (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Psychology Press. (HD 57.7 .B373 2006)

Baum, H. (with Kling, T.). (2004). Transparent leader: How to build a great company through straight talk, openness, and accountability. New York, NY: HarperBusiness.   (HD 57.7 .B3853 2004)

Bennis, W. G. (2000). Managing the dream: Reflections on leadership and change. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Pub. (HD 57.7 .B4643 2000)

Bennis, W. G., & Thomas, R. J. (2002). Geeks & geezers: How era, values, and defining moments shape leaders. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .B4578 2002)

Bjerke, Bjorn. (1999). Business leadership and culture.  Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 1999.  (HD 57.7 .B536 1999)

Booher, D. (2011). Creating personal presence: Look, talk, think, and act like a leader. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. (HD 57.7 .B6566 2011)

Bower, M. (1997). The will to lead: Running a business with a network of leaders. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .B687 1997)

Boyett, J. H., & Boyett, J. T. (1998). The guru guide: The best ideas of the top management thinkers. New York, NY: Wiley. (HD 31 .B7193 1998)

Brake, T. (1997). Global leader: Critical factors for creating the world class organization. Chicago, IL: Irwin Professional Pub. (HD 57.7 .B727 1997)

Breakthrough leadership it’s personal: Why knowing yourself is the best strategy now. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (REF HD 57.7 .C35 2001)

Business leadership: A Jossey-Bass reader. (2003). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 57.7 .B785 2003)

Chambers, H. E., & Craft, R. (1998). No fear management: Rebuilding trust, performance, and commitment in the new American workplace. Boca Raton, FL: St. Lucie Press. (HD 31 .C4533 1998)

Charan, R., Drotter, S., & Noel, J. (2001). The leadership pipeline: How to build the leadership-powered company. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 57.7 .C474 2001)

Chowdhury, S. (2003).  Organization 21c: Someday all organizations will lead this way.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.  (HD 57.7 .C52 2003)

Ciulla, J. B. (Ed.). (2004). Ethics, the heart of leadership. Westport, CT: Quorum Books. (HF 5387 .E875 2004)

Cobbs, P. M., & Turnock, J. L. (2003). Cracking the corporate code: The revealing success stories of 32 African-American executives. New York, NY: American Management Association. (HD 38.25 .U6 C63 2003) 

Conant, D. R., & Norgaard, M. (2011). TouchPoints: Creating powerful leadership connections in the smallest of moments. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 57.7 .C649 2011)

Conger, J. A., and Kanungo, R. N. (1998). Charismatic leadership in organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. (HD 38.2 .C658 1998)

Corbin, C. (2000). Great leaders see the future first: Taking your organization to the top in five revolutionary steps. Chicago, IL: Dearborn. (HD 57.7 .C67 2000)

Crosby, P. B. (1996). The absolutes of leadership. San Diego, CA: Pfeiffer & Co. (HD 57.7 .C754 1996)

Daft, R. L., & Lengel, R. H. (1998). Fusion leadership: Unlocking the subtle forces that change people and organizations (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. (HD 57.7 .D34 1998)

Dalla Costa, J. (1998). The ethical imperative: Why moral leadership is good business. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. (HF 5387 .D25 1998)

Dealy, M. David (with Thomas, A. R.).  (2004). Defining the really great boss. Westport, CN: Praeger. (HF 5549.12 .D43 2004)

Dealy, M. D., & Thomas, A. R. (2006). Managing by accountability: What every leader needs to know about responsibility, integrity--and results.  Westport, CN: Praeger Publishers. (HD 31 .D377 2006)

Dinkmeyer, D. C., & Eckstein, D. (1996). Leadership by encouragement. Delray Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press. (HD 57.7 .D555 1996)

Downey, D. (with March, T., & Berkman, A.).  (2001). Assimilating new leaders: The key to executive retention. New York, NY: AMACOM. (HD 57.7 .D69 2001)

Eckes, G. (2003). Six sigma team dynamics: The elusive key to project success. New York, NY: John Wiley. (HD 66 .E324 2003)

Fairhurst, G. T., & Sarr, R. A. (1996). Art of framing: Managing the language of leadership (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HG 6024 .U6 A73 1996)

Farber, S. (2004). The radical leap: A personal lesson in extreme leadership. Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade Publishing.   (HD 57.7 .F365 2004)

Farkas, C. M., & DeBacker, P. (1996). Maximum leadership: The world’s leading CEOs share their five strategies for success (1st ed.). New York, NY: Holt. (HD 57.7 .F37 1996)

Fisher, R. A. (1996). Real dream teams: Seven practices used by world-class team leaders to achieve extraordinary results. Delray Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press. (HD 66 .F554 1996)

Friedman, S. D. (2008). Total leadership: Be a better leader, have a richer life. Boston, MA: Harvard  Business Press. (HD 57.7 .F7515 2008)

Frigon, N. L., Sr., & Jackson, H. K., Jr. (1996). The leader: Developing the skills and personal qualities you need to lead effectively. New York, NY: AMACOM. (HD 57.7 .F7524 1996)

Garten, J. E. (2002). The politics of fortune: A new agenda for business leaders. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .B332 2002)

George, B.  (2003). Authentic leadership: Rediscovering the secrets to creating lasting value.  San Francisco, MA: Jossey-Bass.  (HD 57.7 .G458 2003)

Goffee R., & Jones, g. (2006). Why should anyone be led by you? What it takes to be an authentic leader.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.  (HD 57.7 .G663 2006)

Greenleaf, R. K. (2002).  Servant leadership: A journey into the nature of legitimate power and greatness (L. C. Spears, Ed., 25th anniversary ed.).  New York, NY: Paulist Press. (HM 1241.G74 2002)

Hackman, M. Z. (1996). Leadership: A communication perspective. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press. (HM 141 .H332 1996)

Hambrick, D. C., Nadler, D. A., & Tushman, M. L. (Eds.). (1998). Navigating change: How CEOs, top teams, and boards steer transformation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .N39 1998)

Harris, M. C. (1998). Value leadership: Winning competitive advantage in the information age. Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press. (HD 30.2 .H373 1998)

Harter, N. (2006). Clearings in the forest: On the study of leadership.  West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.  (HM 1261 .H37 2006)

Harvey, E, Cottrell, D., & Lucia, A.  (2003). The leadership secrets of Santa Claus: How to get big things done in your "workshop all year long."   Dallas, TX: The Walk the Talk Company.  (HD 57.7 .H37 2003)

Hesselbein, F., Goldsmith, M., & Beckhard, R. (Eds.). (1996). Leader of the future: New visions, strategies, and practices for the next era (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 57.7 .L418 1996)

Hewlett, R. (2006). The cognitive leader: Building winning organizations through knowledge leadership. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. (HD 30.2 .H47 2006)

Hewlett, S.A. (2014). Executive presence: The missing link between merit and success. New York, NY: HarperCollins. (HD38.2 .H49 2014)

Hill, L. A. (2003). Becoming a manager: How new managers master the challenges of leadership. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HF 5384 .H55 2003)

Hirschhorn, L. (1997). Reworking authority: Leading and following in the post-modern organization. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (HD 57.7 .H56 1997)

Hobart, J. W. (2014). Gen Y now: Millennials and the evolution of leadership. San Francisco, CA: Wiley. (HF 5549 .H5176 2014)

Inside the minds: Leading CEOs the secrets to management, leadership and profiting in any economy. (2002). Bedford, MA: Aspatore Books. (HC 102.5 .A2 A43 2002)

James, J. (1996). Thinking in the future tense: Leadership skills for a new age. New York, NY: Simon & Simon. (HD 57.7 .J35 1996)

Jennings, K., & Stahl-Wert, J.  (2003). The serving leader: 5 powerful actions that will transform your team, your business, and your community.  San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. (HD 57.7 .J46 2003)

Kaplan, R. E. (1996). Forceful leadership and enabling leadership: You can do both. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership. (HD 57.7 .K366 1996)

Karlof, B. (1996). Conflicts of leadership: Good for people or good for business? New York, NY: J. Wiley. (HD 57.7 .K37313 1996)

Keller, E. B., & Berry, J. (2003). The influentials. New York, NY: Free Press. (HN 65 .K43 2003)

Kellerman, B. Bad leadership: What it is, how it happens, why it matters. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2004. (HD 57.7 .K47 2004)

Kellerman, B. (2016). Hard times: Leadership in America. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. (HD 57.7 .K4478 2016)

Kezar, A. J., Carducci, R., & Contreras-McGavin, M. (2006). Rethinking the "l" word in higher education: The revolution in research on leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (LB 2341 .K4 .R4 2006)

Kotter, J. P. (1996). Leading change. Boston , MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 58.8 .K65 1996)

Krames, J. A. (2002). The Rumsfeld way: Leadership wisdom of a battle-hardened maverick. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (UB 210 .K73 2002)

Kuczmarski, T. (1996). Innovation: Leadership strategies for the competitive edge. Chicago, IL: American Marketing Association; Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Business Books. (HD 53 .K834 1996)

Lewis, C. P. (1997). Building a shared vision: A leader's guide to aligning the organization. Portland, OR: Productivity Press. (HD 58.8 .L49 1997)

Lees, J. C. (2007). George Washington's leadership lessons: What the father of our country can teach us about effective leadership and character. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (HD 57.7 .R436 2007)

Lipman-Blumen, J. (1996). Connective edge: Leading in an interdependent world (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 57.7 .L57 1996)

Mai, R., & Akerson, A. (2003). The leader as communicator: Strategies and tactics to build loyalty, focus effort, and spark creativity. New York, NY: AMACOM. (HD 30.3 .M34 2003)

McCauley, C. D., & Van Velsor, E. (Eds.). (2004). The Center for Creative Leadership handbook of leadership development (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2004. (HD 57 .C38 2004)

Marquart, M. J., & Berger, N. O. (2000). Global leaders for the twenty first century. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. (HD 31 .M2987 2000)

Marturano, A., & Gosling, J. (Eds.). (2008). Leadership: The key concepts. New York, NY: Routledge. (HD 57.7 .L413 2008)

Mastrangelo, A. (2016). Entrepreneurial leadership: A Practical guide to generating new business. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. (HD 62.5 .M3658 2016)

Meadows, L. E. (2006). Take the lull by the horns! Bloomington, IN: Author House. (HD 57.7 .M43 2006)

Mendenhall, M. E., Kuhlmann, T. M., & Stahl, G. K. (Eds.) (2001). Developing global business leaders: Policies, processes, and innovations. Westport, CT: Quorum Books. (HD 57.7 .D496 2001)

Michelli, J. A. (2011). Prescription for excellence: Leadership lessons for creating a world-class customer experience from UCLA Health System. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (R 728.2 .M53 2011)

Moore, J. F. (1996). Death of competition: Leadership and strategy in the age of business ecosystems. New York, NY: Harper Business. (HD 30.28 .M6455 1996)

Murphy, E. C. (1996). Leadership IQ: A personal development process based on a scientific study of a new generation of leaders. New York, NY: John Wiley. (HD 57.7 .M87 1996)

Myers, D. D. (2008). Why women should rule the world. New York, NY: Harper. (E 840.8 .M94 .A3 2008)

Napolitano, C. S. (1998). The leadership odyssey: A self-development guide to new skills for new times (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers. (HD 57.7 .N37 1998)

Nolan, H. L. (2005).  Airline without a pilot: Lessons in leadership. Atlanta, GA: Targetmark Books. (HE 9803 .D44 .N64 2005)

Novak, D. (2012). Taking people with you: The only way to make big things happen. New York, NY: Penguin. (HD 57.7 .N684 2012)

Northouse, P. G. (2007). Leadership: Theory and practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. (HM 1261 .N67 2007)

Parks, S. D. (2005).  Leadership can be taught: A bold approach for a complex world.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.  (HD 57.7 .P3655 2005)

Patterson, K., et al. (1996). Balancing act: Mastering the competing demands of leadership. Cincinnati, OH: Thomson Executive Press. (HD 57.7 .B35 1996)

Portnoy, R. A. (1999). Leadership: 4 competencies for success. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (HD 57.7 .P67 1999)

Quinn, R. E. (1996). Deep change: Discovering the leader within (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers. (HD 58.8 .Q56 1996)

Ramsey, D. (2011). EntreLeadership: 20 years of practical business wisdom from the trenches. New York, NY: Howard Books. (HD 57.7 .R3645)

Rumsey, M. G. (2013). Oxford handbook of leadership. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (HD 57.7 .O96 2013)

Rath, T., & Conchie, B. (2008). Strengths based leadership. New York, NY: Gallup. (HM 1261 .R38)

Reeves, D. B. (2006). The learning leader: How to focus improvement for better results. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. (LB 2805 .R42 2006)

Ricketts, C. (1996). Leadership: Personal development and career success. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing. (HD 57.7 .R523 1996)

Rinke, W. J. (2004).  Don't oil the squeaky wheel and 19 other contrarian ways to improve your leadership effectiveness. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.   (HD 57.7 .R56 2004)

Rosen, R. H. ( with Brown, P. B.). (1996). Leading people: Transforming business from the inside out. New York, NY: Viking. (HD 57.7 .R66 1996)

Rothwell, W. J. (2005). Effective succession planning: Ensuring leadership continuity and building talent from within (3rd ed.). New York, NY: AMACOM, 2005. (HD 57.7 .R689 2005) Includes CD-ROM.

Simerson, B. K., & Venn, M. L. (2006). The manager as leader.  Westport, CN: Praeger.  (HD 57.7 .S524 2006)

Snyder, N. H., & Clontz. A. P. (1997). The will to lead: Managing with courage and conviction in the age of uncertainty. Chicago, IL: Irwin Professional Publishing. (HD 57.7 .S692 1997)

Spears, L. C. (Ed.). (1998). Insights on leadership: Service, stewardship, spirit, and servant-leadership. New York, NY: Wiley. (HD 57. 7 .I57 1998)

Spears, L. C., & Lawrence, M. (Eds.). Practicing servant leadership: Succeeding through trust, bravery, and forgiveness.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.  (HM 1261.P73 2004)

Tichy, N. M. (2002). The cycle of leadership: How great leaders teach their companies to win.  New York, NY: HarperBusiness. (HD 57.7 .T49 2002)

Tichy, N. M. (1997). The leadership engine: How winning companies build leaders at every level (1st ed.). New York, NY: Harper Business. (HD 57.7 .T5 1997)

Toogood, G. N. (1997). The inspired executive: The art of leadership in the age of knowledge. New York, NY: Carroll & Graf. (HD 57.7 .T66 1997)

Ulrich, D., & Ulrich, W. (2010). The why of work: How great leaders build abundant organizations that win.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (HD 57.7 .U458 2010)

Underwood, J. (2003). More than a pink Cadillac: Mary Kay Inc.’s nine leadership keys to success. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (HD 57.7 .U527 2003)

Underwood, J.  (2004).  What's your corporate IQ? How the smartest companies learn, transform, lead. Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade Publishing.   (HD 30.28 .U53 2004)

Vlamis, A. S. (1999). Smart leadership. New York, NY: AMA Publications Division. (HD 57.7 .V56 1999)

Watkins, M. (2003). The first 90 days: Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. (HD 57.7 .W38 2003)

Weaver, R. G. (1997). Managers as facilitators: A practical guide to getting work done in a changing workplace (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler. (HD 66 .W4 1997)

White, R. P., Hodgson, P., & Crainer, S. (1996). Future of leadership: Riding the corporate rapids into the 21st century. London, UK: Pitman Publishing. (HD 57.7 .W5 1996)

Wiseman, L. (with McKeown, G.).  (2010). Multipliers: How the best leaders make everyone smarter. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers. (HD 57.7 .W57 2010)

Yates, J. F. (2003). Decision management: How to assure better decisions in your company. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (HD 30.23 .Y39 2003)

Yaverbaum, E. (2004). Leadership secrets of the world's most successful CEOs. Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade Publishing.   (HD 57.7 .Y38 2004)

Young, S. (2007). Micromessaging: Why great leadership is beyond words. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (HD 30.3 .Y68 2007)

Zand, D. E. (1997). Leadership triad: Knowledge, trust and power. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (BF 637 .L4 Z36 1997)

Zohar, D. (1997). Rewiring the corporate brain: Using the new science to rethink how we restructure and lead organizations (1st ed.) San Francisco, CA: Berrett Koehler Publishers. (HD 2326 .Z64 1997)




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