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Quality textbooks are an important component in the education process of our students. The following textbooks have been identified for use in each course based on instructor preference. The textbooks are listed by corresponding courses.

LEAD 212: Introduction to Leadership Concepts

DevelopingIntroduction to Leadership Concepts and Practice (Second Edition)
Northouse, P. (2012)
Los Angeles: Sage Publications, Inc.
ISBN 9781412989527

LEAD 405: Leadership in Practice in Leadership Studies

Adaptive LeadershipPractice of Adaptive Leadership
Heifetz, Grashow, Linsky (2009).
Boston, MA. Publisher Hbs
ISBN 9781422105764 

LEAD 450: Senior Seminar in Leadership Studies (some sections)

Five DysfunctionsThe five dysfunctions of a team: A leadership fable.
Lencioni, P. (2002).
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, San
ISBN 0787960756 

LEAD 502: Current Topics in Leadership Studies

Blind SideThe blind side: Evolution of a game
Lewis, M. (2007). 
NY: Norton & Company.
ISBN 039306123X 

On leadershipOn leadership
Gardner, J.W. (1993).
NY: The Free Press.
ISBN 0029113121 

Fifth DisciplineThe fifth discipline fieldbook: Strategies and tools for building a learning organization. 
Senge, J.T., Roberts, C., Ross, R. Smith, B., and Kliner, A. (1994) 
NY: Doubleday.
ISBN 0385472560 

Leaders CompanionThe leader’s companion: Insights on leadership through the ages.
Wren, J.T. (1995) 
NY: The Free Press.
ISBN 0028740912 


Supplemental Resources

leadership challengeThe leadership challenge. (3rd ed.)
Kouzes, J.M. & Posner, B.Z. (2002).
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
ISBN 0787968331 

Search of ExcellenceIn Search of Excellence: Lessons from Americas best run companies.
Peters, T.J. & Waterman, R.H. (1982). 
Warner Books.
ISBN 0446385077

Managing with PowerManaging with Power.
Pfeffer, J. (1992).
Harvard Business School PressISBN 0875844405

FifthThe Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization.
Senge, P.M. (2006)
NY: Doubleday.
ISBN 0385260954

StrengthsStrengths Finder 2.0.
Rath, T. (2007).
NY: Gallup Press.
ISBN 159562015X