Selected References on Leadership
The following books and articles have especially informed our organizational development practice with respect to leadership development. We hope you find a few titles here that are of benefit to you.
Argyris, C. (1962). Interpersonal competence and organizational effectiveness. Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin.
Bennis, W. G. (1984). The 4 competencies of leadership. Training & Development Journal, August, 15-19.
Bossidy, L. & Charan, R. (2002). Execution: The discipline of getting things done. New York: Crown.
Cashman, K. (1998). Leadership from the inside out: Becoming a leader for life. Burlingame, CA: TCLG.
Conger, J., Spreitzer, G., & Lawler, E. (eds.). (1999). Leader’s change handbook. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Cooper, R.K. & Sawaf, A. (1996). Executive emotional intelligence. New York: Grosset/Putnam.
Covey, S. R. (1991). Principle-centered leadership. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Daniels, A. C. (2000). Bringing out the best in people. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Drucker, P. F. (2007). The effective executive: The definitive guide to getting the right things done. New York: HarperCollins.
Goldsmith, M. (2007). What got you here won't get you there: How successful people become even more successful. New York: Hyperion.
Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional Intelligence. New York: Doubleday.
Gordon. T. (2001). Leader effectiveness training: Proven skills for leading today's business into tomorrow. New York: Penguin.
Hackman, J.R. (2002). Leading teams: Setting the stage for great performances. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Hill, L. (2003). Becoming a manager: How new managers master the challenges of leadership. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Kohn, A. (1999). Punished by rewards: The trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Kouzes, J. M. & Posner, B. Z. (2003). Leadership challenge. New York: Wiley & Sons.
O’Toole, J. (1996). Leading change: The argument for values-based leadership. Ballantine Books.
Lewin, K. (1978). Resolving social conflicts. Portland, OR: ISBS.
Lewin, K. (1975). Field theory in social science. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
Ouchi, W. G. & Price, R. L. (1978). Hierarchies, clans and theory z: A new perspective on organization development. Organizational Dynamics, Autumn, 25-44.
Quinn, R. E. (1996). Deep change: Discovering the leader within. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Schein, E. H. (1992). Organizational culture and leadership, (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Watkins, M. (2003). The first 90 days: Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
Winter, L. C. (1981). Relax and win: Championship performance in whatever you do. La Jolla, CA: A.S. Barnes.