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Reference/Reading List on Leadership and Management

(Revised October 25, 2007)


"Are We Xommunicating Yet?" - Carl Mays

"The Age of Unreason" - Charles Handy

"The Art of Possiblility" - Rosamund Zander and Benjamin Zander

"Beyond the Hundredth Meridian" - Wallace Stegner

"The Change Masters" - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"The Circle of Innovation" - Tom Peters

"Coaching—Evoking Excellence in Others" - James Flaherty

"Co-Active Coaching" - Laura Whitworth et al

"Crucial Confrontations" - Kerry Patterson et al

"Crucial Conversations" - Kerry Patterson et al

"Eight Habits of the Heart" - Clifton Taulbert

"The 8th Habit" - Stephen Covey

"The Emperor's Handbook" - Marcus Aureluis

"Encouraging the Heart" - James Kouzes and Barry Posner

"Enlightened Leadership" - Ed Oakley and Doug Krug

"Ethics for the New Millenium" - Dalai Lama

"Even Eagles Need a Push" - David McNally

"The Fifth Discipline" - Peter Senge

"First, Break All the Rules" - Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

First Things First" - Stephen Covey

"The Five Dysfunctions of a Team" - Patrick Lencioni

"Get Everyone in Your Boat Rowing in the Same Direction" - Bob Boylan

"Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In" - Roger Fisher and William Ury

"Good to Great" - Jim Collins

"Gung Ho - Turn on People in Any Organization" - Kenneth Blanchard

"Harvard Business Review on Leadership" - A bound compilation of papers published in Harvard Business Review

"The Heart Aroused" - David Whyte

"The Heart of an Executive" - Richard D. Phillips

"The Heart of Leadership—12 Practices of Courageous Leaders" - Robert E. Staub

"How to be a Star at Work" - Robert Kelley

"How We Choose to be Happy" - Rick Foster and Greg Hicks

"Influence Without Authority" - Alan Cohen and David Bradford

"The Invitation" - Oriah Mountain Dreamer

"John Kotter on What Leaders Really Do" - John Kotter

"Leader of the Future" - The Drucker Foundation (a compilation of papers)

"Leader to Leader" - The Drucker Foundation (a compilation of papers)

"Leadership and Self-Deception" - The Arbinger Institute

"The Leadership Challenge" - James Kouzes and Barry Posner

"Leadership is an Art" - Max DePree

"Leadership Jazz" - Max DePree

"Leading Change" - John Kotter

"Leading with Soul" - Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal

"Lincoln on Leadership" - Donald Phillips

"Living Your Best Life" - Laura Berman Fortgang

"Making Choices" - Peter Kreeft

"Managers as Mentors" - Chip R. Bell

"Managing in a Time of Great Change" - Peter Drucker

"Managing People is Like Herding Cats" - Warren Bennis

"The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari" - Robin Sharma

"The New "Why Teams Don't Work" - Harvey Robbins & Michael Finley

"The 9 Natural Laws of Leadership" - Warren Blank

"On Becoming a Leader" - Warren Bennis

"On Leadership" - John W. Gardner

"The One-Minute Manager Meets the Monkey" - Kenneth Blanchard, William Oncken and Hal Burrows

"Organizing Genius" - Warren Bennis and Patricia Ward Biederman

"The Performance Factor - Unlocking the Secrets of Teamwork" - Pat MacMillan

"Primal Leadership" - Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Annie McKee

"Principle Centered Leadership" - Stephen Covey

"Real Power - Business Lessons from the Tao Te Ching" - James A. Autry and Stephen Mitchell

"The Road Less Traveled" - M. Scott Peck

"Servant Leadership" - Robert Greenleaf

"The 7 Acts of Courage - Bold Leadership for a Wholehearted Life" - Robert E. Staub

"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" - Stephen Covey

"Simplify Your Work Life" - Elaine St. James

"Stand Up for Your Life" - Cheryl Richardson

"The Story Factor" - Annette Simmons

"Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership" - Joseph Jaworski

"The Tao of Leadership" - John Heider

"Thriving on Chaos" - Tom Peters

"The Tipping Point" - Malcolm Gladwell

"Tuesdays with Morrie" - Mitch Albom

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader" - John Maxwell

"Who Moved my Cheese?" - Spencer Johnson

"Who Really Matters " - Art Kleiner

"The Wisdom of Teams" - John Katzenbach and Douglas Smith

"Zapp! The Lightening of Empowerment" - William Byham and Jeff Cox


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