Recommended Reading

Further reading to support The Five Practices:

General Leadership

Bennis, W., On Becoming a Leader. Reading, MA: Perseus, 1994.

Burns, J. M., Leadership. New York: HarperCollins, 1978.

Collins, J., Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don?t. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Editor, Business Leadership: A Jossey-Bass Reader. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Gardner, H., Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership.New York: Basic Books, 1995.

Gardner J., On Leadership.New York: The Free Press, 1990.

Kouzes, J. M., and Posner, B. Z., The Leadership Challenge, third edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Peters, T., Re-imagine! New York, DK Publishing, Inc., 2003.

Schein, E., Organizational Culture and Leadership,second edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

Model the Way

Armstrong, D., Managing by Storying Around: A New Method of Leadership. New York:Doubleday, 1992.

Block, P., The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting On What Matters. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2002.

Bronson, P., What Should I Do with My Life? The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question.New York: Random House, 2001.

Covey, S., The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

De Pree, M., Leadership Is an Art. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

Greenleaf, R., Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness. Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 1983.

Kouzes, J. M., and Posner, B. Z., Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Maister, D., Practice What You Preach: What Managers Must Do to Create a High Achievement Culture.New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Palmer, P., Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Pearce, T., Leading Out Loud: Inspiring Change Through Authentic Communications (new and revised). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Inspire a Shared Vision

Bennis, W., Spreitzer, G., and Cummings, T., editors, The Future of Leadership: Today?s Top Leadership Thinkers Speak to Tomorrow?s Leaders.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Clarke, B., and Crossland, R., The Leader?s Voice: How Your Communication Can Inspire Action and Get Results! New York: SelectBooks, 2002.

Halpern, B. W., and Lubar, K. Leadership Presence: Dramatic Techniques to Reach Out, Motivate, andInspire. New York: Gotham Books, 2003.

Hamel, G., Leading the Revolution.Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.

James, J., Thinking in the Future Tense: Leadership Skills for the New Age.New York:Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Leider, J., and Shapiro, D., Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life?s Calling. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2001.

Nanus, B.,Visionary Leadership: Creating a Compelling Sense of Direction for Your Organization. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

Schwartz, P., The Art of the Long View. New York: Currency, 1991.

Sterling, B., Tomorrow Now: Envisioning the Next Fifty Years.New York: Random House, 2003.

Wheatley, M., Leadership and the New Science. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1992.

Challenge the Process

Blum, A., Annapurna: A Woman?s Place, twentieth anniversary edition. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998.

Csikszentmihalyi, M., Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life. New York: BasicBooks, 1997.

Farson, R., and Keyes, R., Whoever Makes the Most Mistakes Wins: The Paradox of Innovation. New York: The Free Press, 2002.

Gladwell, M. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. New York: Little, Brown, 2005.

Heifitz, R., and Linsky, M., Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Foster, R., and Kaplan, S., Creative Destruction: Why Companies T hat Are Built to Last Underperform the Market?and How to Successfully Transform Them.New York: Currency, 2001.

Moss Kanter, R., Stein, B., and Jick, T. D., The Challenge of Organizational Change: How Companies Experience It and Leaders Guide It.New York: The Free Press, 1992.

Kelley, T. with Littman J., The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America?s Leading Design Firm.New York: Currency Doubleday, 2001.

Klein, G., Intuition at Work: Why Developing Your Gut Instincts Will Make You Better at What You Do. New York: Currency Doubleday, 2003.

Patler, L., Tilt! Irreverent Lessons for Leading Innovation in the New Economy.Oxford, England: Capstone, 1999.

Enable Others to Act

Abrashoff, M., It?s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy. New York: Warner, 2002.

Blanchard, K., Carlos, J., and Randolph, A., The Three Keys to Empowerment.San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1999.

Bennis, W., Ward Biederman, P., Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1997.

Block, P., The Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987.

Buckingham, M., and Coffman, C., First, Break All the Rules: What the World?s Greatest Managers Do Differently. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999.

Cherniss, C., and Goleman, D., Eds, The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace: How to Select for, Measure, and Improve Emotional Intelligence in Individuals, Groups, and Organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Cialdini, R., Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.New York: Perennial Currents, 1998.

Fisher, R., and Ury, W., Getting to Yes. New York: Penguin, 1988.

Goleman, D., Working with Emotional Intelligence. New York: Bantam, 1998.

Gladwell, M., The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference.Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 2002.

O?Reilly, C., and Pfeffer, J., Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People.Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.

Stack, J., and Burlingham, B., A Stake in the Outcome: Building a Culture of Ownership for the Long-Term Success of Your Business.New York: Currency Doubleday, 2002.

Surowiecki, J. The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations. New York: Doubleday, 2004.

Encourage the Heart

Branden, N., The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. New York: Bantam Books, 1994.

Blanchard, K., Lacinak, T., Tompkins, C., and Ballard, J., Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships.New York: The Free Press, 2002.

Gostick, A., and Elton, C., Managing with Carrots: Using Recognition to Attract and Retain the Best People.Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2001.

Deal, T., and Deal, M. K., Corporate Celebrations: Play, Purpose, and Profit at Work. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1998.

Hemsath, D., and Yerkes, L., 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1997.

Kouzes, J. M., and Posner, B. Z., Encouraging the Heart: A Leader?s Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Langer, E., Mindfulness. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1989.

Nelson, B., 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, second ed. New York: Workman Publishing, 2005.

Other Books on Leadership

Conger, J., and Benjamin, B., Building Leaders: How Successful Companies Develop the Next Generation of Leaders.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Kotter, J., and Cohen, D., The Heart of Change: Real Life Stories of How People Change.Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

McCall, M., High Flyers: Developing the Next Generation of Leaders.Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1998.

Charan, R., Drotter, S., and Noel, J., The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership Powered Company.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Fullan, M., Leading in a Culture of Change, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Fullan, M., The Six Secrets of Change: What the Best Leaders Do to Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Goleman, D., Boyatzis, R., and McKee, A., Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Intrator, S. and Scribner, M., Leading from Within, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Senge, P., et al. eds., Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization.New York: Currency/Doubleday, 1994.

Schwartz, M., ed., Leadership Resources: A Guide to Training and Development Tools, eighth edition. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership, 2000.

Tichy, N. with Cohen, E., The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level.New York: HarperCollins, 1997.

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