Recommended Reading List

The list below indicates recommended readings in the area of Leadeship.

Hersey, Paul, Ken Blanchard, & Dewey E. Johnson
 Management of Organizational Behavior: Leading Human Resources (2008)

Lafley, A.G and Ram Charan
 The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation (2008)

George, Bill and Peter Sims
 True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership (2007)

Goldsmith, Marshall
 What got you here won't get you There (2007)

Marcum, David and Steven Smith
 Egonomics: What Makes Ego Our Greatest Asset (or Most Expensive Liability) (2007)

Kouzes, James & Barry Posner
 A Leader's Legacy (2006)

Blanchard, Ken, Susan Fowler & Lawrence Hawkins
 Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager (2005)

Covey, Stephen R.
 The 8th Habit (2005)

Friedman, Thomas L.
 The World is Flat:  A History of the Twenty-First Century (2005)

Goodwin, Doris Kerns
 A Team of Rivals (2005)

Lencioni, Patrick M.
 Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team:  A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers and  Facilitators (2005)

House, Robert J., Paul J. Hanges, Mansour Javidan, Peter Dorfman, Vijay Gupta
 Culture, Leadership, and Organizations: The GLOBE Study of 62 Societies (2004)

George, Bill
 Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value (2003)

Ritti, R. R. and Steve Levy
 The Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know, 6th edition (2003)

Watkins, Michael
 The First 90 Days:  Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels (2003)

Bossidy, Larry and Charles Burck
 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done (2002)

Collins, Jim & Jerry Porras
 Built to Last:  Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (2002)

Goleman, Daniel
 Primal Leadership:  Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence (2002)

Lencioni, Patrick M.
 The Five Dysfunctions of a Team:  A Leadership Fable (2002)

Bennis, Warren, Gretchen M. Spreitzer & Thomas G. Cummings
 The Future of Leadership (2001)

Buckingham, Marcus & Donald O. Clifton
 Now, Discover your Strengths (2001)

Collins, Jim
 Good to Great (2001)

Drucker, Peter (2001)
 The Essential Drucker

Buckingham, Marcus & Curt Coffman
 First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently (1999)

Kotter, John P.
 What Leaders Really Do (1999)

Kouzes, James & Barry Posner
 Encouraging the Heart (1999)

Senge, Peter M.
 The Fifth Discipline Field book:  Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization
 The Dance of Change:  The Challenges to Sustaining Momentum in Learning Organizations  (1999)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Wheatley, Meg
 A Simpler Way (1999)

Fisher, Roger & Allen Sharp
 Getting It Done:  How to Lead when You are not in Charge (1998)

Johnson, Spencer
 Who Moved My Cheese? (1998)

DePree, Max
 Leading Without Power (1997)

Kotter, John P.
 Leading Change (1996)

Kouzes, James & Barry Posner
 The Leadership Challenge (1995)

Cialdini, Robert B.
 Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (1993)

Katzenbach, Jon R. & Douglas K. Smith
 The Wisdom of Teams (1993)

Kouzes, James & Barry Posner
 Credibility (1993)

DePree, Max
 Leadership Jazz (1992) 

Morrison, Ann M.
 The New Leaders:  Leadership Diversity in America (1992)

Schein, Edgar
 Organizational Culture and Leadership, 2nd edition (1992)

Wheatley, Meg
 Leadership and the New Science (1992)

Cohen,, A. R. & David L. Bradford
 Influence without Authority (1991)

Bennis, Warren
 On Becoming a Leader (1990)

Covey, Stephen R.
 Principle-Centered Leadership (1990)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senge, Peter M.
 The Fifth Discipline:  The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization (1990)

Conger, Jay A.
 The Charismatic Leader (1989)

Covey, Stephen R.
 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (1989)

DePree, Max
 Leadership is an Art (1989)

Bass, Bernard M.
 Leadership and Performance beyond Expectations (1985)

Bennis, Warren & Burt Nanus
 Leaders:  The Strategies for Taking Charge (1985)

Kram, K. E.
 Mentoring at Work:  Developmental Relationships in Organizational Life( 1985)

Peters, Thomas J. and Waterman, Jr., Robert H.
 In Search of Excellence: Lessons from Americas Best Run Companies (1982)

Blanchard, Ken & Spencer Johnson
 The One Minute Manager (1981)

Fisher, Roger & William Ury
 Getting to Yes:  Negotiating Agreement without Giving In (1981)

Greenleaf, Robert K.
 Servant Leadership:  A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness (1977)

Barnard, Chester
 The Functions of the Executive (1938)

Carnegie, Dale
 How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936)