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Leadership Library

The Lewis J. Burger prides itself on providing leadership resources to our students. Below is a list of leadership and leisure reading books that you might find useful to you or your organization. The Center is constantly adding new books to the list so check back often or stop by Student Center 04 to see our newest offerings. All books can be checkout for a period of 3 weeks.

Name of Book Author
1001 Ways to Energize Employees Bob Nelson
101 More Training Games Gary Kroehnert
25 Activities for Developing Team Leaders Fran Rees
2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Review Paul Falcone
50 Activities for Teaching - Emotional Intelligence - Level I:  Elementary Dianne Schilling
58 ½ Ways to Improvise in Training Paul Z. Jackson
A Passion to Lead- How to Develop Your Natural Leadership Ability Michael Plumstead
A Social Change Model of Leadership Development, Guidebook Higher Education Research Institute
Advising Student Groups and Organizations Norbert Dunkel/John Schuh
Barnga - A Simulation Game on Cultural Clashes Sivasailam Thiagarajan/Barbara Steinwach
Bowling Alone Robert D. Putnam
Building Everyday Leadership in All Team- Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, A Curriculum Guide for Teachers and Youth Workers Mariam G. MacGregor
Charisma - Discover and Unleash Your Hidden Powers Doe Lang, PH. D.
College 101 - A First-Year Reader John D. Lawry
College- We Make the Road by Walking Margit Misangyi Watts
Common Fire- Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World Laurent A. Parks Daloz, Cheryl H. Keen, James P. Keen, Sharon Daloz Parks
Common Sense Leadership - A Handbook for Success as a Leader Roger Fulton
Cowstails and Cobras II - A Guide to Games, Initiatives, Ropes Courses & Adventure Curriculum Karl Rohnke
Discovering Leadership through Service - A Workbook on Integrating Service Into Leadership Curriculum Kris Binard/Lynn Heertrick Leavitt
Diversity Activities and Training Designs Julie O'Mara
Effective Meetings - The Complete Guide Clyde W. Burleson
Ethics in the Workplace Craig E. Johnson
Everyday Leadership- Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, A Guidebook for Teens Mariam G. MacGregor
Exploring Leadership Susan R. Komvines, Nance Lucas, Timothy R. McMahon
Fish Sticks!  A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work Fresh Stephen Lundin/John Christensen/Harry Paul
Fish Tales! Real-Life Stories to Help You Transform Your Workplace and Your Life Stephen Lundin/John Christensen/Harry Paul
Fish!  A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results Stephen Lundin/John Christensen/Harry Paul
Forgotten Angel - The Story of Lydia Moss Bradley Allen A. Upton
Forgotten Angel - The Story of Lydia Moss Bradley Allen A. Upton
Games Trainers Play Outdoors Gary Kroehnert
Getting Together - Icebreakers and Group Energizers Lorraine Ukens
Good to Great Jim Collins
Handbook for Student Leadership Programs Susan R. Komvines, John P. Dugan, Julie E. Owen, Craig Slack, Wendy Wagner
Hesselbein on Leadership Frances Hesselbein
I Believe - What Do You Believe? Curtis Zimmerman
Icebreakers- A Sourcebook of Games, Exercises and Simulations Ken Jones
Influence without Authority Allan R. Cohen, David L. Bradford
Leaders Who Dare - Pushing the Boundaries Linda L. Lyman/Dianne E. Ashby/Jenny S. Tripses
Leadership Magic - Practical Tools for Creating Extraordinary Organizations Ben Valore-Caplan
Leadership- Research Findings, Practice, and Skills Andrew J. DuBrin
Leading from the Heart- The Passion to Make a Difference W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Leading with Soul- An Uncommon Journey of Spirit Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
Learning Reconsidered- A Practical Guide to Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience ed. Richard P. Keeling
Lessons in Leadership Facilitator's Guide Peter F. Drucker
Lessons in Leadership Workbook Peter F. Drucker
Lifetime Plan for Success - How to Win Friends & Influence People.  How to Stop Worrying & Start Living Dale Carnegie
Linchpin Seth Godin
Moral Authority in Young Adulthood Ralph L. Mosher, David Connor, Katherine M. Kalliel, James M. Day, Norma Yokota, Mark R. Porter, John M. Whiteley
Motivating People Robert Heller
No More Ramen- The 20-something's Real World Survival Guide Nicholas Aretakis
Now, Discover Your Strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D
Outliers Malcolm Gladwell
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Fifth Edition American Psychological Association
Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers Brian Cole Miller
Reframing Organizations, Fourth Edition- Artistry, Choice, and Leadership Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
Reframing Organizations, Third Edition- Artistry, Choice, and Leadership Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
Research Design, Second Edition- Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches John W. Creswell
Sanborn on Success Mark Sanborn
Signs of Hope- In Praise of Ordinary Heroes ed. Jon Wilson, Kimberly Ridley
Silver Bullets - A Guide to Initiative Problems, Adventure Games and Trust Activities Karl Rohnke
Spark Julie Burstein
Students Against Sweatshops Liza Featherstone, United Students Against Sweatshops
Success One Day At A Time John C. Maxwell
Successful Assertive Management Ken Lawson
Successful Leadership Skills Ken Lawson
TeamThink - Using the Sports Connection to Develop, Motivate, and Manage a Winning Business Team Don Martin
Teamwork from the Inside Out- Exercises and Tools for Turning Team Performance Inside Out Susan Nash, Courtney Bolin
The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women - A Portable Mentor Gail McMeekin
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Stephen R. Covey
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Stephen R. Covey
The 8th Habit- From Effectiveness to Greatness Stephen R. Covey
The Advantage Patrick Lencioni
The Art of Living Consciously - The Power of Awareness to Transform Everyday Life Nathaniel Branden
The Big Book of Leadership Games - Quick, Fun Activities to Improve Communication, Increase Productivity and Bring Out the Best in Your Employees Vasudha K. Deming
The Big Book of Meeting Games- 75 Quick, Fun Activities for Leading Creative, Energetic, Productive Meetings Marlene Caroselli
The Big Book of Presentation Games- Wake-Em-Up Tricks, Ice Breakers, and Other Fun Stuff Edward Scannell, John Newstrom
The Big Book of Team Building Games - Trust-Building Activities, Team Spirit Exercises, and Other Fun Things to Do Nohn Newstrom & Edward Scannell
The Celestine Prophecy James Redfield
The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook for Leadership Development Cynthia McCauley/Russ Moxley/Ellen Velsor
The Complete Games Trainers Play- 287 Ready-to-Use Training Games PLUS the Trainer's Resource Kit John W. Newstrom
The Conscience of the Campus - Case Studies in Moral Reasoning Among Today's College Students Joseph Dillon Davey/Linda DuBois Davey
The Dance of Change Peter Senge
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook - Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization Peter M. Senge, Art Kleiner, Charlotte Roberts, Richard B. Ross, Bryan J. Smith
The Hero Within- Six Archetypes We Live By Carol S. Pearson
The Portable 7 Habits - Purpose - Focusing on What Matters Most Franklin Covey
The Power of Leadership John C. Maxwell
The Road Less Traveled - A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth M. Scott Peck, M.D.
The Time Trap - The New Version of the Classic Book on Time Management Alec Mackenzie
The World Café- Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations that Matter Juanita Brown, David Isaacs
The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle - How to Become A Servant Leader James C. Hunter
True to Ourselves - A Celebration of Women Making a Difference Nancy M. Neuman
Visual Thinking- Tools for Mapping Your Ideas Nancy Margulies, Christine Valenza
When Hope and Fear Collide- A Portrait of Today's College Student Arthur Levine, Jeanette S. Cureton
Wherever You Go There You Are -Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life Jon Kabat-Zinn