Leadership document from Harvard University

Personal Best: Top Athletes and Singers have Coaches. Should You? by Atul Gawande in The New Yorker magazine, 10/3/11

Managing Your Boss article in Tomorrow’s Academic Careers

Change Readiness Questionnaire

Real Reason Why People Won’t Change

Shift Happens

Competencies for Leaders published by the American Association of Community Colleges


  • The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders by Ira Chaleff
  • The Diamond Cutter: The Buddha on Managing Your Business and Your Life by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally
  • The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica
  • Encouraging the Heart: A Leader’s Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others by Kouzes and Posner
  • Finding Our Way: Leadership for an Uncertain Time by Margaret J. Wheatley
  • The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential by John C. Maxwell
  • The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell
  • The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations by John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen
  • Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World by Margaret J. Wheatley
  • The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner
  • Leadership is Dead: How Influence is Reviving It by Jeremie Kubicek
  • Leading Change by John P. Kotter
  • Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  • Maestro by Roger Nierenberg
  • Managing With the Wisdom of Love by Dorothy Marcic
  • Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline by Kim S. Cameron, Jane E. Dutton, and Robert E. Quinn, Editors
  • Reframing Organizations: Aristry, Choice, and Leadership by Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal
  • Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers by Robert Kriegel and David Brandt
  • Shackleton’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
  • Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie
  • The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith
  • The Work of Teams by John R. Katzenbach