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URLeading: Additional Resources & Links

This guide contains links, documents, and other information for UR Leading participants.

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Web Resources

Below you will find a list of links to valuable web content on leadership and post-secondary settings.

Print Resources

The following books are recommended reading for URLeading participants. The following may be requested via Inter-Library Loan:

Barrett, Frank J., (2012) Say Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons From Jazz. Boston, Mass., Harvard Business Review Books.

Bushe, G.R. (2009) Clear Leadership: Sustaining Real Collaboration and Partnership at Work, Revised Edition. Mountain View, CA: Davies- Black.

Daloz-Parks, Sharon (2005) Leadership Can Be Taught. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Publishing.

Heifetz, R., Linsky, M., & Grashow, A., (2009) Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Publishing.

Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2012, 5th edition). The Leadership Challenge.  San Francisco, Ca: Jossey – Bass.

Marquet, L. David. (2012) Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders. New York: Penguin Books.

Mintzberg, H. (2013) Simply Managing: What Managers Can Do Better.  San Francisco, CA: Berrett – Koehler Publishers, Inc.

Murphy, J. (2016) Dancing in the Rain: Leading with Compassion, Vitality, and Mindfulness in Education. Boston: Harvard Education Press.

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., Maxfield, D., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2013) Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behaviour. New York: McGraw Hill.

Pearson, C.S., editor (2012) The Transforming Leader: New Approaches to Leadership for the Twenty-First Century. San Francisco: Berrett- Kohler Publishers, Inc.

Sinek, Simon. (2009) Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to take Action. New York, NY: Penguin Group.

Stone, D. & Heen, S. (2014) Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well, even when it is off base, unfair, poorly delivered and, frankly, you’re not in the mood. New York, New York: Viking published by Penguin Group.

Wiseman, Liz. (2010) Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. Harper Business

The following books are also recommended, and available at the U or R Library:

Leadership Research

If you are interested in pursuing research into leadership, the Library can help you access scholarly and peer-reviewed resources.

Visit the Business Administration Research Guide for links and guidance.

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