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Leadership Reading List
This is not an exhaustive list of the reading for this course, nor are you expected to cover all of the material. Use these sources for further investigation into topics you are intrigued by or are looking for clarification on.
Adair, J. (1973). Action-Centred Leadership. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Adair, J. (1983). Effective Leadership.
Bernard Bass. (1985). Leadership and Performance Beyond Expectations.
Barrett, Richard. (2006). Building A Values-Driven Organization. Amsterdam: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006. Print.
Blake, R. and Mouton, J. (1964). The Managerial Grid: The Key to Leadership Excellence. Houston: Gulf Publishing Co.
Bolman, Lee G, and Terrence Deal. (1991). Reframing Organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991. Print.
Buchanan, David A and Huczynski, Andrzej. (1991). Organizational Behaviour. New York: Prentice Hall, 1991. Print.
Burns, J, M. (1978). Leadership.
Drucker, Peter F. (1974) Management. New York: Harper & Row, 1974. Print.
Fielder, F, E. (1964). A Contingency Model of Leadership Effectiveness. In L. Berkowitz (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology. New York: Academic Press. 1964.
Fiedler, F. (1967). A Theory of Leadership Effectiveness.
French, J and Raven, B (1958/59). The Bases of Social Power.
Galton, Francis. (1998). Hereditary Genius. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 1998. Print.
Gensler. (2005). These Four Walls: The Real British Office. Gensler, London, 2005.
George, Bill. (2003). Authentic Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Print.
George, Bill, Andrew N McLean, and Nick Craig. (2008) Finding Your True North. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2008. Print.
Grace, Bill. (1999) Ethical Leadership. Center For Ethical Leadership. Print.
Greenleaf, Robert K. (1991). The Servant As Leader. Indianapolis, IN: Robert K. Greenleaf Center, 1991. Print.
Greenleaf, Robert K et al. (2002). Servant Leadership. New York: Paulist Press, 2002. Print.
Hersey, P. and Blanchard, K. H. (1969). Life cycle theory of leadership. Training and Development Journal 23 (5): 26–34. 1969.
Hersey, P. and Blanchard, K (1982) Management of Organizational Behavior: Utilizing Human Resources,
House, Robert J. (1996). Path-Goal Theory Of Leadership: Lessons, Legacy, And A Reformulated Theory. The Leadership Quarterly 7.3 (1996): 323-352.
Keith, K. The Case for Servant Leadership.
Kennedy, C. (1991/2002) Guide to the Management Gurus.
Kouzes, James M, and Barry Z Posner. (1987) The Leadership Challenge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987. Print.
Kotter, John P. (2013). Management is (Still) Not Leadership. Harvard Business Review. Available at: https://hbr.org/2013/01/management-is-still-not-leadership. 18 Jan 2016
Kotter, John (1996) Leading Change,
Kotter, John P. (1990). A Force For Change. New York: Free Press, 1990. Print.
Lewin, K. Leadership Behaviour paper, Journal of Social Psychology, 1939.
Lewin, K.; Lippitt, R.; White, R.K. (1939). Patterns of aggressive behavior in experimentally created social climates. Journal of Social Psychology 10: 271–301.
Lubit, R. (2002) The Long-Term Organizational Impact of Destructively Narcissistic Managers.
MacLeod, D. Clarke N. (2009). Engaging for Success: Enhancing performance through employee engagement. London: BIS.
MacLeod, D and Christopher B. (2008). The Extra Mile. Harlow, England: Prentice Hall /Pearson Education, 2008. Print.
Northouse, P. (2010) Leadership Theory and Practice.
Purcell, J. (2003). Understanding The People and Performance Link. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2003. Print.
Scouller, J. (2011). The Three Levels of Leadership: How to Develop Your Leadership Presence, Knowhow and Skill. Cirencester: Management Books 2000.
Sipe, J. and Frick, D. (2009) Seven Pillars of Servant Leadership.
Slater, Robert. (2003). 29 Leadership Secrets from Jack Welch. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. Print.
Stogdill, Ralph M. (1948). Personal Factors Associated With Leadership: A Survey Of The Literature. The Journal of Psychology 25.1 (1948): 35-71. Web.
Tannenbaum, R and Schmidt, W. (1973). How to Choose a Leadership Pattern. Harvard Business Review. Available at: https://hbr.org/1973/05/how-to-choose-a-leadership-pattern.
Tuckman, Bruce W. (1965). Developmental Sequence in Small Groups. Psychological Bulletin 63.6 (1965): 384-399. Web.
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