Staff Success Library - Leadership & Community Building

Academic Strategy: The Management Revolution in American Higher Education

George Keller

This book examines the condition of these programs by exploring their history, missions, curricula, student demography, and organizational settings within schools of education.

Administration as a Profession

Jonathan D. Fife, Lester F. Goodchild

This book details the nature and dimensions of education's dramatic reversal and the reasons behind it. The new role of strategic planning and its effect on professors, trustees, and college presidents is examined. Based on the authors' visits to campuses across the country, as well as interviews with leading educators and planners, the book delineates the special requirements of academic management and is applicable to all organizations faced with change. Specific topics covered include the leadership crisis, curricular and technology changes, and the outlook for the future. 

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Stephen P. Robbins

This book teaches readers how to communicate and interact within organizations through real-world scenarios. Readers can use the book's concepts to apply what they've learned to their own education, future career plans, and other organizational endeavors.

Ethical Intelligence

Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D.

This book declares that your ethical intelligence determines how successful you are in your job, how strong your relationships with friends and family are, and even how you feel about yourself. This is the first book that shows how to increase your ethics IQ in every area of your life. Through numerous real-life examples, Dr. Weinstein applies the principles of ethical intelligence to some of the toughest problems we face and reveals the essential elements of a life well-lived.

Lead with No Fear

Steve Gutzleer and Mike Acker

Do you desire to grow, improve, and gain new levels of influence as a leader? Are you navigating through the uncertain waters of leadership? In this conversational and action-oriented book, the authors present seven shifts to direct your leadership toward your desired destination: impact, influence, and inspiration.

Nudge: The Final Edition

Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

This title illustrates how to use 'choice architecture' to help us make better decisions for ourselves, our families, and our society. 

Primal Leadership

Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee

This title illustrates the power and necessity of leadership that is self-aware, empathetic, motivating, and collaborative in a world that is ever more economically volatile and technologically complex. 

Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Nedra Glover Tawwab

This title presents simple yet powerful ways to establish healthy boundaries in all aspects of life.

The Leadership Challenge

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

This title describes the practices that individuals must learn and the relationships they must cultivate to engage constituents and create great workplaces.

Think Again

Adam Grant

This title examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life.