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Leadership Development Resources
There are many resources to help you develop your leadership skills, from local and national events, to online resources, to books, articles, and videos.
- Women Leaders: A Symposium for Women in University Setting – a bi-annual conference sponsored by UCSF Center for Gender Equity.
- ACE - Office of Women in Higher Education
- Cape Cod Institute
- Center for Creative Leadership
- Conference Board (The)
- Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership
- Haas School of Business Leading Through Innovation Program
- Harvard Business School
- Harvard Management Development Program
- Institute for Women’s Leadership
- Linkage, Inc
- Badaracco, Joseph L. “The Discipline of Building Character.” Harvard Business Review on Leadership. (1990): 89-113.
- Blau, G. J. “Using a Person-Environment Fit Model to Predict Job Involvement and Organizational Commitment.” Journal of Vocational Behavior. (1986): 240-257.
- Buckingham, Marcus. “What Great Managers Do.” Harvard Business Review. (2005): 70-79.
- Lindholm, Jennifer A. “Perceived Organizational Fit: Nurturing the Minds, Hearts, and Personal Ambitions of University Faculty.” The Review of Higher Education. (2003): 125-149.
- Lock, E. A. “The Nature and Consequences of Job Satisfaction.” Handbook of Industrial Psychology. (1976): 1297-1349.
- Moran, E. T., and Volkwein, J. F. “Examining Organizational Climate in Institutions of Higher Education.” Research in Higher Education. (1988): 367-383.
- Muchinsky, P. M., and Monahan, C. J. “What is Person-Environment Congruence?” Journal of Vocational Behavior. (1987): 268-277.
- Romzek, Barbara S. “Employee Investment and Commitment: The Ties That Bind.” Public Administration Review. (1990): 374-382.
- Academic Leadership: A Practical Guide to Chairing the Department. Deryl Leaming, Anker Publishing,1998
- Built To Last. Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, HarperBusiness, 1994
- Emotional Intelligence. Daniel Goleman, Bantam Books, 1995
- Encouraging the Heart. James Kouzes and Barry Posner, Jossey-Bass, 1999
- Exercising Influence. B. Kim Barnes, Barnes and Conti Associates, 2000
- The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook. Peter Senge, Doubleday, 1994-5
- First Break All the Rules. Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, Simon and Schuster, 1999
- First Things First. Stephen Covey, Roger A. Merrill, Rebecca Merrill, Simon and Schuster, 1994
- Get Anyone to Do Anything: Never Feel Powerless Again. David J. Lieberman, published by St. Martin's Griffin in 2001.
- Getting Things Done When You are Not in Charge. Geoffrey Bellman, published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers in 2001.
- Good to Great. Jim Collins, HarperBusiness, 2001
- Harvard Business Review on What Makes a Leader. Harvard Business School Press, 2001
- How to Be A Star at Work. Robert E. Kelley, Times Business, 1998
- In Search of Excellence. Thomas Peters, Harper and Row, 1982
- Leading and Managing People in Education. Tony Bush and David Middlewood, SAGE Publications, 2005
- Leading Quietly. Joseph L. Badaracco Jr., Harvard Business School Press, 2002
- Leading Up: How to Lead Your Boss so You Both Win. Michael Useem, Crown Business, 2001
- The Leader's Handbook: Making Things Happen, Getting Things Done. Peter R. Scholtes, McGraw-Hill, 1997
- The Leadership Challenge. James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, Jossey-Bass, 1995
- Leadership from the Inside Out. Kevin Cashman, Executive Excellence Publishing, 2000
- Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership. Ken Blanchard, William Morrow Company, 1985
- The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership Powered Company. Ram Charan, et al, Jossey-Bass, 2000
- Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box. The Arbinger Institute, 2002
- Leader to Leader. Frances Hesselbein and Paul M. Cohen, Jossey-Bass, 1999
- Monday Morning Leadership. David Cottrell, Cornerstone Leadership Institute, 2002
- On Becoming a Leader. Warren Bennis, Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1989
- Principle-Centered Leadership. Stephen Covey, Simon and Schuster, 1990
- The Role of Confidence and Optimism in Leadership Effectiveness. Martin M. Chemers, University of California Press, 1998
- The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People. Stephen Covey, Fireside, 1990
- Stewardship: Choosing Service over Self-Interest. Peter Block, Jossey-Bass, 1993
- Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership. Joseph Jawroski, Benett-Koehler Publishing, 1996
- Thinking In the Future Tense. Jennifer James, Simon and Schuster, 1996
- Who Moved My Cheese. Spencer Johnson, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998
- Working With Emotional Intelligence. Daniel Goleman, Bantam Books, 1998
The Leadership Challenge - CRM Learning
Manager & Supervisor Resources
We have also identified resources specifically designed to help managers and supervisors develop their leadership skills.
- The Team Building Tool Kit: Tips, Tactics, and Rules for Effective Workplace Teams. Deborah Harrington-Mackin, American Management Association, 1993
- The Wisdom of Teams. Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith, HarperBusiness, 2003
- Work Teams That Work: Skills for Managing Across the Organization. Anthony Montebello, Best Sellers Publishing, 1994
- Don’t Be So Defensive: Taking the War Out of Our Words with Powerful Non-Defensive Communication. Sharon Ellison, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998
- The Art of the Long View; Paths to Strategic Insight for Yourself and Your Company. Peter Schwartz, Doubleday, 1991
- Driving Fear Out Of the Workplace: How to Overcome the Invisible Barriers to Quality, Productivity and Innovation. Jossey-Bass, 1991
- Effective Succession Planning: Ensuring Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within. William J. Rothwell, Amacom Books, 1994
- Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making. Sam Kaner, New Society Publishers, 1996
- The HR Scorecard: Linking People, Strategy and Performance. Brian Becker, Mark A. Huselid, and David Ulrich, Harvard Business School Press, 2001
- In the Eye of the Storm – Reengineering Corporate Culture. John. R. Childress and Larry E. Senn, The Leadership Press, 1995
- Leveraging the New Human Capital: Adaptive Strategies, Results Achieved, and Stories of Transformation. Sandra Burud and Marie Tumolo, Davies-Black Publishing, 2004
- Management of Organizational Behavior. Paul Hersey, Prentice Hall, 1996
- The Minding Organization. Moshe F. Rubinstein and Iris R. Firstenberg, John Wiley and Sons, 1999
- The Performance Appraisal Question and Answer Book: A Survival Guide for Managers. Richard C. Grote, American Management Association, 2002
- Productivity and Innovation. Kathleen D. Ryan and Daniel K. Oestreich, Jossey-Bass, 1991
- Successful Manager’s Handbook: Develop Yourself. Coach Others. Susan H. Gebelein, et al, Epedrix Inc., 2001
- The Talent Management Handbook: Creating Organizational Excellence by Identifying, Developing, and Promoting Your Best People. Lance A. Berger and Dorothy R. Berger, McGraw-Hill, 2003
- The Truth about Managing People…and Nothing But the Truth. Stephen Robbins, Financial Times Prentice-Hall, 2003
- A University for the 21st Century. J. J. Duderstadt. University Of Michigan Press, 2000
- Breakthrough Creativity. Lynne C. Levesque, Davies-Black Publishing, 2001
- The Circle of Innovation. Tom Peters, Random House, 1995
- The Creative Brain. Ned Herrmann, Brain Books, 1995
- Building the Bridge as You Walk on It: A Guide for Leading Change. Robert E. Quinn, Jossey-Bass, 2004
- The Dance of Change. Peter Senge, Doubleday, 1999
- Managing At the Speed of Change. Daryl R. Conner, Villard Books, 1993
- Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change. William Bridges, Perseus Books in 2003
- Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers. Robert Kriegel and David Brandt, Warner Books, 1996
- Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. William Bridges, Addison-Wesley, 1980
- The Practical Coach - Media Partners Corporation
- Fish! - Charthouse Int.
- Encouraging The Heart - CRM Learning
- For Goodness Sake! - Mentor Media
- Gung Ho! Succeeding in a Changing World - Blanchard Training and Development
- Giving Feedback (basic and advanced) - Ash-Quarry Productions
- Receiving Feedback (basic and advanced) - Ash-Quarry Productions
- The Business of Paradigms - Charthouse Int.
- The Abilene Paradox - CRM Learning
- The Coach - LearnCom
- Laughing At Stress with Loretta LaRoche - AudioVision
Career Development Resources
Listed below are some additional resources to help employees develop their careers. For a comprehensive look at this topic, please visit our Career Development section.
UC Berkeley Extension: All UC Berkeley faculty and staff with at least 12 months of University service and an appointment of 50% or more are eligible for a 10% discount (up to $50) on UC Berkeley Extension courses (UNEX). The discount applies to both classroom and online course fees. Staff must request the discount at the time of enrollment—the discount cannot be applied retroactively or combined with any other discount.
New for 2012: Free UC Berkeley Extension tuition for eligible staff employees
To support the goals of Operational Excellence and strengthen the skills of our workforce COrWE is sponsoring free tuition for selected courses.To learn more:
- Go to http://blu.berkeley.edu
- Authenticate using your Calnet ID
- Select UC LEARNING CENTER in the SELF-SERVICE section
- In the Catalog section, select PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
There will be two documents to review. If you do not see them near the top of the list, you can search for them:
- 2012 Spring Sponsored Tuition at UC Berkeley Extension Program Description
- 2012 Spring Sponsored Tuition at UC Berkeley Extension Enrollment Form
- Click on the document you wish to view and select START
Reduced Fee Enrollment: Employees who meet the eligibility criteria may be eligible for a fee reduction when they enroll as an undergraduate or graduate at UC.