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Required Readings


Leadership in Higher Education


Collins, Jim, “Level 5 Leadership, The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve,Harvard Business Review, July-August 2005, p. 136-146.

Drucker, Peter F., “Managing Oneself,Harvard Business Review, January 2005, p. 100-109.

Meyerson, Debra E. and Fletcher, Joyce K.,  “ A Modest Manifesto for Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” Harvard Business Review, 78.1 (Jan 2000): p. 127-136.

Rooke, David and William R. Torbet, “Seven Transformations of Leadership,” Harvard Business Review, April 2005, p. 67-76.

Goffee, Robert and Gareth Jones, “Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?,” Harvard Business Review, September-October 2000, p. 63-70.

Goleman, Daniel, “Leadership that Gets Results,” Harvard Business Review, March-April, 2000, p. 78-90.

Kotter, John P., “What Leaders Really Do,” Harvard Business Review, December 2001, p. 85-96.

Simmons, Kathy, “Perfecting Your leadership Qualities” The Black Collegian online

Stengel, Richard, “Mandela: His 8 lesson of LeadershipTime, Vol 172, No.3., July 21, 2008. p. 42-48.


Role of Communication in Leadership

C.K. Gunsalus, The College Administrator’s Survival Guide, Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 2006.


Diversity in Higher Education

Garcia, Mildred; "Democracy, Diversity, and Presidential Leadership," Liberal Education, v. 93, n. 3, p. 22-27, Summer 2007.


Leadership in a Time of Crisis and Emergency Preparedness

Law and Policy Report , #285, Threat Assessment: An interview with Marisa R. Randazzo, Ph.D., April 17, 2008.

Mitroff, Ian I., Diamond, Michael, and Alpaslan, C. Murat, “How Prepared Are America’s Colleges and Universities for Major Crises: Assessing the State of Crisis Management?Change, January/ February 2006, p 60-67.


Planning, Budgeting, and Assessment

Chabotar, Kent John, Strategic Finance: Planning and Budgeting for Boards, Chief Executives and Finance Officers, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Washington, D.C., 2006.


Organizational Culture: How to Lead Change

Mahajan, Vijay, Muller, Eitan, Bass, Frank M., “Diffusion of New Products: Empirical Generalizations and Managerial Uses,Marketing Science, Vol 14 No. e , Part 2 of 2, 1995, G79-G88.

Rogers, Everett M., “Social Structure and Social Change.” The American Behavioral Scientist, 1971; 14; p. 767-782




Recommended Readings


Leadership in Higher Education

Buchanan, Leigh, “In Praise of Selflessness – Why the Best Leaders are Servants”, Inc. Magazine, May 2007, p. 33-35.

Coutu, Diane L., “How Resilience Works,” Harvard Business Review, May 2002, p. 46-55.

Eckert, Robert A., “Where Leadership Starts,” Harvard Business Review, November 2001, p. 53-61.

Goleman, Daniel, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee, “Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance,” Harvard Business Review, December 2001, p. 42-51.

Mintzberg, Henry, “Covert Leadership: Notes on Managing Professionals,” Harvard Business Review, November-December 1998, p. 140-147.

Nash, Laura and Howard Stevenson, “Success That Lasts,” Harvard Business Review, February 2004, p. 102-109.

Zaleznik, Abraham, “Managers and Leaders, Are They Different?,” Harvard Business Review . January 2004, p. 74-81.


Diversity in Higher Education

Archer, Louise; "Diversity, Equality and Higher Education: A Critical Reflection on the Abuses of Equity Discourse within Widening Participation," Teaching in Higher Education, v.12, n. 5-6, p. 635-653, October 2007.

Kezar, Adrianna; Eckel, Peter; Contreras-McGavin, Melissa; and Quaye, Stephen John; "Creating a Web of Support: An Important Leadership Strategy for Advancing Campus Diversity," Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, v. 55, n. 1, p. 69-92, January 2008.

Moody, JoAnn; “Rising Above Cognitive Errors: Guidelines for Search, Tenure Review, and other Evaluation Committees,” (available from the author at


Emergency Preparedness

Schaffhauser, Diane, “7 Best Practices for Emergency Notification,” CampusTechnology, August 2007, p 16-26.


Organizational Culture: How to Lead Change

Castano, Raquel; Sujan, Mita; Kacker, Manish; and Sujan, Harish “Managing Consumer Uncertainty in the Adoption of eNew Products: Temporal Distance and Mental Simulation,” Journal of Marketing Research, Vol XLV, June 2008, 320-336.

Wood, Stacy L.; Moreau, C. Page, "From Fear to Loathing? Emotion Influences the Evaluation and Early Use of Innovations," Journal of Marketing, Vol70, July 2006, p. 44-57.


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