Resources

Materials

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

Books

  • 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