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Leadership and Management Recommended Reading List

The books listed in this section address anecdotes and leadership topics that range from insightful principles to exciting academic concepts.

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Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy. 2011. Boston: Harvard Busines Review Press. ISBN 978-1-4221-6247-7

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/harvard-business-review-on-aligning-technology-with-strategy-harvard-business-review/1100640079?ean=9781422162477

   
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Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively. 2011. Boston: Harvard Busines Review Press. ISBN 978-1-4221-6251-4

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/harvard-business-review-on-communicating-effectively-harvard-business-review/1100640080?ean=9781422162514

   
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Axelrod, A. (2001).  Patton on leadership. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall Press. ISBN-13: 978-0735202979

http://www.amazon.com/Patton-Leadership-Ph-D-Alan-Axelrod/dp/0735202974#

   
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Baron, D. and L. Padwa. (2008). Moses on management: 50 leadership lessons from the greatest manager of all time. New York: Atria Books. ISBN-13: 978-0671032609

http://www.amazon.com/Moses-Management-Leadership-Lessons-Greatest/dp/0671032607/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248975954&sr=1-1

   
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Blanchard, K. H., & Johnson, S. (1985). Leadership and the one-minute manager: Increasing effectiveness through situational leadership. New York: William Morrow Company. ISBN-13: 978-0688039691

http://www.amazon.com/Leadership-One-Minute-Manager-Effectiveness/dp/0688039693

   
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Blanchard, K. (2001). Situational leadership II: Developing competence, gaining commitment, retaining talent (Company Report 13526). San Diego, CA: The Ken Blanchard Companies.

http://www.kenblanchard.com/Issues_Organizational_Development/ Effective_Leadership_Solutions/One_to_One_Talent_Management/ Management_Situational_Leadership_Training/

   
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Collins, J. (2001). Good to great: Why some companies make the leap... and others don't. New York: HarperBusiness.  ISBN-13: 978-0066620992

  http://www.amazon.com/Good-Great-Companies-Leap-Others/dp/0066620996

   
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Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2002). The leadership challenge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. ISBN-13: 978-0787968335

 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b_2_24?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=the+leadership+challenge+by+kouzes+and+posner&sprefix =The+leadership+challenge

   
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Maslow, A. H. (1998). Maslow on management. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0471247807

 

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Maslow+on+management&x=15&y=24