Recommended Books About Leadership and Related Topics

Bennis, W., & Goldsmith, J. (2003). Learning to lead: A workbook on becoming a leader. Cambridge, MA: Basic Books.

Blanchard, Kenneth (1985). Leadership and the one minute manager. New York : Morrow.

Block, Stephen (2004). Why nonprofits fail. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bolman, L.G., & Deal, T.E. (2003). Reframing organizations: Artistry, choice, and leadership. San Francisco: Jossey Bass Publishers.

Bossidy, L., & Charran, R. (2002). Execution: The discipline of getting things done. New York, NY: Crown Business Books.

Boyett, Joseph H. (2003). The Guru guide: the best ideas of top management thinkers. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

Branham, Leigh (2004). Keeping the people who keep you in business: 24 ways to hang on to your most valuable talent. New York: AMACOM.

Bridge, William (1991). Managing transitions: making the most of change. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley.

Bridges, W. (2003). Managing transitions: Making the most of change (2nd ed.). Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books Group.

Buckingham, Marcus (2005). One thing you need to know about great managing, great leading and sustained individual success. New York: Free Press.

Buckingham, Marcus & Coffman, Curt (1999). First break all the rules: what the world’s greatest managers do differently. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Cantor, Dorothy W. & Tony Bernay (1992). Women in power: the secrets of leadership. Boston : Houghton Mifflin.

Capodagli, Bill & Jackson, Lynn (2001). Leading at the speed of change: using new economy rules to change old companies. McGraw-Hill.

Chait, Richard William Ryan & Barbara Taylor (2004). Governance as leadership: reframing the work of non-profit boards. New York : John Wiley & Sons. Chase, G., & Reveal, E. C. (1983). How to manage in the public sector. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Cole, Larry (1995). Frustration is your organization’s best friend. New York : Lifeskills.

Collins, J. (2001). Good to great: Why some companies make the leap… and others don’t. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

De Pree, M. (1993). Leadership jazz. New York, NY: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc. Dorner, Dietrich (1996). The Logic of failure: why things go wrong and what we can do to make them right. New York : Metropolitan Books.

Fairhurst, G., & Sarr, R. (1996). The art of framing: Managing the language of leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Farson, R. E. (1997). Management of the absurd. New York, NY: Touchstone, Simon and Schuster.

Fisher, R., & Ury, W.L. (1983). Getting to yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in. New York: Penguin Books.

Freedman, Mike with Benjamin B. Tregoe (2003). The Art and discipline of strategic leadership. New York : McGraw-Hill.

Friedman, Thomas L. (2005). The World is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century. New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Fulmer, Robert M. & Conger, Jay A. (2004). Growing your company’s leaders. New York : AMACOM.

Gardner, James & Nudler, Sylvia (1999). Quality performance in human services: leadership, values and vision. Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes.

Gladwell, Malcolm (2005). Blink: the power of thinking without thinking. New York : Little, Brown and Co.

Goleman, Daniel (2000). Working with emotional intelligence. New York, NY : Bantam.

Goleman, Daniel (2002). Primal leadership: realizing the power of emotional intelligence. Boston : Harvard Business School Press.

Giuliani, R. W. (2005). Leadership. New York, NY: Hyperion.

Hamel, Gary (200). Leading the revolution. Boston : Harvard Business School Press.

Handy, Charles B. (1994). The Age of paradox. Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press.

Joni, Saj-nicole A. (2004). The third opinion: how successful leaders use outside insight to create superior results. New York: Portfolio.

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss (2004). Confidence: how winning streaks and losing streaks begin and end. New York : Crown Business.

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss & Stein, Barry (1992). The Challenge of organizational change: how companies experience and leaders guide it. New York: Free Press.

Kidder, Rushworth (1994). Shared values for a troubled world: conversations with men and women of conscience. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass.

Kinni, Theodore & Donna Kinni (2005). No substitute for victory: lessons in strategy and leadership from General Douglas MacArthur. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall.

Kline, Nancy (1998). Time to think: igniting the human mind. New York : Cassell Illustrated.

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

Kotter, J. P. and Cohen, D. S. (2002) The Heart of change. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press

Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2003). The leadership challenge. Jossey-Bass.

Langer, E.J. (1997). The power of mindful learning. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Lee, R., & King, S. (2001). Discovering the leader in you: A guide to realizing your personal leadership potential. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Magretta, Joan (2002). What management is: how it works and why it’s everyone’s business. New York : Free Press.

Maiser, David H. (2002). The trusted advisor. New York : Free Press.

Martin, Chuck (2005). Touch management: the 7 ways to make tough decisions easier... New York: McGraw-Hill.

Maxwell, John C. (2005). The 360 degree leader: developing your influence from anywhere in the organization. Nashville : Nelson Business.

McKenna, Patrick J. & Maister, David H. (2002). First among equals: how to manage a group of professionals. New York : Free Press.

Micklethwait, John & Wooldridge, Adrian (1996). The Witch doctors: making sense of the management gurus. New York : Times Business.

Morgan, Gareth (1997). Images of organization. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Press.

O’Loughlin, James (2004). The real Warren Buffett. New York : Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Pascale, Richard T., et al (2000). Surfing the edge of chaos: the laws of nature and the laws of business. New York : Crown Business.

Patterson, Kerry (2005). Crucial confrontations: tools for resolving broken promises, violated expectations, and bad behavior. New York : McGraw-Hill.

Phillips, Donald (1992). Lincoln on leadership: executive strategies for tough times. New York: Warner Books.

Roberto, Michael A. (2005). Why great leaders don’t take yes for an answer. Upper Saddle Brook, NJ : Wharton School Pub.

Sample, Steven B. (2002). The contrarian’s guide to leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Schein, Edgar H. (1985). Organizational culture and leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Senge, Peter M. (2006). The Fifth discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization. New York. NY: Currency, Doubleday.

Senge, P. M., Kleiner, A., Roberts, C., Roth, G., Ross, R., & Smith, B. (1999). The dance of change: The challenges to sustaining momentum in learning organizations. New York, NY: Currency, Doubleday.

Stancliff, R., & Larkin, C. (2005). Costs and outcomes of community services for people with intellectual disabilities. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishers.

Taleb, Nassim (2001). Fooled by randomness: The hidden role of chance in markets and life. New York : Texere.

Tobias, Randall & Tobias, Todd (2003). Put the moose on the table: Lessons in leadership from a CEO’s journey through business and life. Bloomington, IN. : Indiana University Press.

Uldrich, Jack (2004). Into the unknown: Leadership lessons from Lewis & Clark’s daring westward adventure. New York : AMACOM.

Walton, Mark S. (2004). Generating buy-in. New York: American Management Association.

Watkins, Michael (2003). The First 90 days: critical success strategies for leaders at all levels. Boston : Harvard Business School Press.

Wentz, Thomas K. (1999). Transformational change. New York, NY: Corporate Performance Systems, Inc.

Wheatley, M. (1999). Leadership and the new science: Discovering order in a chaotic world. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.