Readings

Reading List

Discussion Group Session I

Amazon logo Bennis, Warren G., and Burt Nanus. "Mistaking Charge" and "Leading Others, Managing Yourself." In Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge. Harper Business, 2007, pp. 1–17 and 18–79. ISBN: 9780060559540.

Amazon logo Heifetz, Ronald A., and Martin Linsky. "The Boston Heart of Danger." Chapter 1 in Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading. Harvard Business Review Press, 2002. ISBN: 9781578514373.

Amazon logo Tan, Chade-Meng. Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace). HarperOne, 2014. ISBN: 9780062116932.

Augustine, Norman R. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Twelve Qualities of a Leader." (PDF - 5.5MB) Based on a presentation at The Colloquium on Leadership, Creativity and Values. The Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC, April 29, 1999.

Discussion Group Session II

Students will break into smaller groups, and readings will be ad hoc and assigned to each group by their upper-year Discussion Leader after consultation.

Discussion Group Session III

Students will break into smaller groups, and readings will be ad hoc and assigned to each group by their upper-year Discussion Leader after consultation.

Supplemental Readings

"Bennis' Leadership Qualities." ChangingMinds.org.

Amazon logo Drucker, Peter F. "The Discipline of Innovation" and "The Practice of Innovation." Chapters 7 and 8 in Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership from the Drucker Foundation's Award Winning Journal. Edited by Frances Hesselbein and Paul M. Cohen. Jossey-Bass, 1999. ISBN: 9780787947262.

Amazon logo Zaleznik, Abraham. "Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?" In Designing and Managing Your Career. Edited by Harry Levinson. Harvard Business Review Press, 1988. ISBN: 9780875841809. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Axelrod, Alan. "Queen of the Bottom Line." In Elizabeth I CEO: Strategic Lessons from the Leader Who Built an Empire. Prentice Hall Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780735203570. [Preview with Google Books]

Evans, Harold. "The Spark of Genius," U.S. News and World Report, November 11, 2004.

Shenk, Joshua Wolf. "The True Lincoln." Time Magazine, July 2005, 39–44.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Annotated Bibliography on Leadership, Center for Strategic International Studies, Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (PDF)