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Leadership Literature and Models

Leadership development is not unique to the field of public policy/administration. Recognition that there is a critical relationship between leadership development, strategic orientation and organisational performance has led to a plethora of leadership development interventions across sectors.

Topic Learning Outcome: Students will be exposed to different leadership styles and existing theories on how to best utilize different leadership styles at their work place.

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Recommended Readings

American University: PUAD-650 (Leadership for a Changing Workplace)

Kotter, J. 1990. “What Leaders Really Do.” Harvard Business Review Online. []

Goffee, R. and Jones, G. 2009. “Authentic Leadership - 3 Tenets and 4 Practices.” Leadership Excellence. p17-18

Goffee, R. and James, G. 2010. “What Makes a Leader.” Business Strategy Review. 3rd Quarter: p64-68

Rosenbloom, D. 1983. "Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers." Public Administration Review 43: 219-27

Stewart, Matthew. 2006. “The Management Myth.” Atlantic Monthly. June.

University of Georgia: PADP-8420 (LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC SERVICE)

YukI. Gary. Leadership In Organizations. 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. 2010.
Chap. One: Introduction: The Nature of Leadership
Chap. Two: The Nature of Managerial Work

University of California Los Angeles: PP M228/ SW M241E (Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Organizations)

Ronald Heifetz and David Laurie, “The Work of Leadership” Harvard Business Review, January 1997  [ (you must register, but it’s free)

Steps to Form a California Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Organization

UCLA Center for Civil Case Study: Chrysalis (distributed in class October 11)

Columbia University: U6895 (LEADERSHIP)

 Scherr, Allan L. 1989. “Managing for Breakthroughs in Productivity,” Human Resource Management 28:3 (Fall), 403-424.

The Hunger Project. 1991. “Planning-in-Action: an innovative approach to human development.” New York: The Hunger Project.

Zweifel, Thomas D. 2003. Communicate or Die: Getting Results Through Speaking and Listening. Prefaces; Chapters 1-2.

Northouse, Peter Guy. 2010. Leadership: theory and practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Chapters 1 (Introduction).

Kets de Vries, M.F.R. 1994. “Leadership Mystique, Academy of Management Executive,” vol.8, 73-92. Academy of Management.

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