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Leadership Resources

Leadership Library: Books & Journal Articles

All of the following titles are available to borrow from our Leadership Library located in Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 163.  Please come by to check out any of these resources.

Allen, J., & Brock, S. A. (2000). Health care communications using personality type. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis Inc.


Bal, V., Campbell, M. & McDowell-Larsen, S. (2008). Managing leadership stress. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Baldwin, D. & Grayson, G. (2004). Influence: Gaining commitment, getting results. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Behar, H. (2007). It’s Not About The Coffee: Leadership Principles from a Life at Starbucks. New York, NY: Penguin Group USA.


Browning, H. & Van Velsor, E. (1999). Three keys to development: Defining and meeting your leadership challenges. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Buckingham, M., & Clifton, D. O. (2001). Now, discover your strengths. New York, NY: The Free Press.


Cartwright, T. (2007). Setting priorities: Personal values, organizational results. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Cartwright, T. (2009). Changing yourself and your reputation. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Charan, R. (2007). Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform From People Who Don’t. New York, NY: Crown Business.


Cherniss, C., & Adler, M. (2000). Promoting emotional intelligence in organizations. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development.


Criswell, C. & Cartwright, T. (2010). Creating a vision. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Cottrell, D. (2002). In Adams A., Baldwin J. (Eds.), Monday morning leadership. Dallas, TX: CornerStone Leadership Institute.


Covey, S. R. (1990). The 7 habits of highly effective people. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.


Daft, R. (1999). In Dodson R. (Ed.), Leadership: Theory and practice. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace & Company.


D’Avanzo, C. (2008). Mosby’s Pocket Guide Series: Cultural Health Assessment (4th ed.). St. Louis, MI: Mosby Inc.


Daniel, M. (2000). Self-Scoring Emotional Intelligence Tests. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co.


De Bono, E. (1999). Six Thinking Hats. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.


Ditzler, J. S. (1994). Your Best Year Yet!: Ten Questions For Making The Next Twelve Months Your Most Successful Ever. New York, NY: Warner Books.


Galanti, G. (2004). Caring for Patients from Different Cultures (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.


George, B., McLean, A. & Craig, N. (2008). Finding your true north: A personal guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Goleman, D. (1998). Working with Emotional Intelligence. New York, NY: Bantam Dell.


Hannum, K.M. (2007). Social identity: Knowing yourself, leading others.  Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.  


Heath, C. & Heath D. (2010). Switch: How to change things when change is hard. New York, NY: Crown Publishing Group.


Hernez-Broome, G., McLaughlin, C., & Trovas, S. (2006). Selling yourself without selling out: A leader's guide to ethical self-promotion. Greensboro, NC: Center For Creative Leadership.


Johnson, S. M. D. (1998). Who moved my cheese? New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons.


Kelley, T. (2001). The Art of Innovation. New York, NY: Doubleday.


Klann, G. (2007). Building character: Strengthening the heart of good leadership (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Kossler, M.E. & Kanga, K. (2001). Do you really need a team?. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2002).  The Leadership Challenge (3rd ed.). San Fransisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2010). The truth about leadership: The no-fads, heart-of-the matter facts you need to know. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Leaders among us.(2006-07). Jefferson Alumni Bulletin, 56(1).


Lindoerfer, D. (2008). Raising sensitive issues in a team. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Martin, R. (2007). The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.


Maxwell, J. C. (2005).  The 360 Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc.


Maxwell, J. C. (2003). Ethics 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know. New York, NY: Hatchet Book Group USA.


Myers, I. B. (1998). Introduction to type (6th ed.). Mountain View, CA: CPP.


Pearman, R. (1999). Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness Through Psychological Type: A Developmental Guide. Gainesville, FL: Center for Applications of Psychological Type, Inc.


Pearman, R. R. (1998). Hard wired leadership. Mountain View, CA: Davies-Black Publishing.


Pink, D. H. (2006). A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers will Rule the Future. New York, NY: Penguin Group USA.


Provost, J., & Anchors, S. (1987). Applications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in higher education. Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc.


Purnell, L. D. & Paulanka, B. J. (2008). Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach (3rd ed). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.


Roam, D. (2008). The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures. New York, NY: Penguin Group USA.


Roberts, D. C. (2007). Deeper learning in leadership: Helping college students find the potential within. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Ruderman, M. N. & Ohlott, P.J. (2000).Learning from life: Turning life’s lessons into leadership experience. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Scharlatt, H. (2008). Selling your ideas to your organization. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Shankman, M.L. & Allen, S. J. (2008). Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide For College Students.

San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Sparrow, T. & Knight, A. (2006). Applied EI: The Importance of Attitudes in Developing Emotional Intelligence. San Francisco, CA: Jossey- Bass.


Stone, D., Patton, B. & Heen, S. (1999). Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. New York, NY: Penguin Group USA.


Ukens, L. L. (1999). In Taff R. (Ed.), All together now!. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass/Pfeiffer.


Wei, R.R & Yip, J. (2008). Leadership wisdom: Discovering the lessons of experience. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.


Yip, J. (2009). Return on experience: Learning leadership at work. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.