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Professional Development Resources

Learning and Development is committed to promoting and supporting employee development. In addition to providing a number of on-site training programs and networking opportunities, many employees also find value in exploring our most popular topics individually. Below we have aggregated a number of professional development resources by topic area for individual use.

Don't see what you're looking for?  Contact Shanna Legleiter to discuss your training needs or provide suggestions for topics/resources to be included on this page.

American Management Association Free Webcasts

Change Management
Conflict Management
Customer Service
Effective Communication
Leadership Development 

Everyday Leadership

Book: Breakpoint: The Changing Marketplace for Higher Education by Jon McGee

Book: Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

Book: Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras

Book: Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, and Charles Burck

Book: The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge

John Maxwell: The 5 Levels of Leadership

Book: Principle-Centered Leadership by Stephen R. Covey

Book:  The Leadership Gap:  What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

Book: Your Leadership Edge by Ed O'Malley

Book: First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

Book: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins

Book: A Light in the Darkness: Leadership Development for the Unknown by JC Glick and Sarah Ngu

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

Book:  Working Deeply:  Transforming Lives Through Transformational Coaching

The 5 Skills That Innovative Leaders Have in Common

Book: Leadership Development - A Blueprint for Building Your Leadership

Book: Crucibles of Leadership: How to Learn from Experiences to Become a Great Leader

Book: Becoming a Can-Do Leader

Book: Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Book: An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Motivation and Engagement
Diversity and Inclusion
Time Management
Microaggressions

Constantine, M. G.(2007). Racial Microaggressions Against African American Clients in Cross-Racial Counseling Relationships. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54, 1-16.

Matteson, A. V., & Moradi, B. (2005). Examining the structure of the Schedule of Sexist Events: Replication and extension. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29, 47–57.

Moradi, B., Dirks, D., & Matteson, A. V. (2005). Roles of sexual objectification experiences and internalization of standards of beauty in eating disorders symptomology: A test and extension of objectification theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52, 420–428.

Nadal, K. L. (2009). Preventing racial, ethnic, gender, sexual minority, disability, and religious microaggressions: Recommendations for promoting positive mental health. Prevention in Counseling Psychology: Theory, Research, Practice & Training, 2, 22–27.

Nadal, K. L. (2011). The racial and ethnic microaggressions scale (REMS): Construction, reliability, and validity. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 470–480. doi:10.1037/a0025193

Sue, D.W. (ed.) (2010). Microaggressions in everyday life: Race, gender, and sexual orientation Hoboken,NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Sue, D. W. (Ed.). (2010). Microaggressions and marginality: Manifestation, dynamics and impacts. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Sue, D.W, & Sue, D. (2013). Counseling the culturally diverse: Theory and practice. Sixth Edition. Hoboken,NJ: Wiley.

Sue, D., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G. C., Bucceri, J. M., & Holder, A. M., Nadal, K.L., Esquilin, M. Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life Implications for Clinical Practice. The American Psychologist, 62, 271-286.

Microaggressions Matter

The Trouble with Microaggressions

Book: Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

 

Leadership Quote of the Month:

“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”

– John C. Maxwell