Resource Room

Explore leadership on your own through a bevy of books available on the subject available at Janesville’s Hedberg Public Library. A quick search for “Leadership” in the Rock County library catalog yields more than 500 results. Sports legends, politicians, business moguls and religious leaders all tout their own leadership styles, but here’s a sampling of some general leadership books.

Author White, B. Joseph.
Title The nature of leadership : reptiles, mammals, and the challenge of becoming a great leader / B. Joseph White with Yaron Prywes.
Imprint New York : American Management Association, c2007.
Author Williams, Dean, 1955-
Title Real leadership : helping people and organizations face their toughest challenges / Dean Williams.
Imprint San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler, 2005.
Author Covey, Stephen R.
Title Principle-centered leadership [Sound recording] / Stephen R. Covey.
Imprint New York : Gildan Media Corp., 2005, c1987.
Author Blanchard, Kenneth H.
Title Self-leadership and the one minute manager : : increasing effectiveness through situational self leadership : discover the magic of no excuses / Ken Blanchard, Susan Fowler, Laurence Hawkins.
Imprint New York : Morrow, c2005.
Author Peters, Thomas J.
Title Leadership / Tom Peters.
Imprint London : Dorling Kindersley, 2005.
Author Wilson, Marie (Marie C.)
Title Closing the leadership gap : why women can and must help run the world / Marie C. Wilson.
Imprint New York : Viking, 2004.
Author Kellerman, Barbara.
Title Bad leadership : what it is, how it happens, why it matters / Barbara Kellerman.
Imprint Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c2004.
Author Burns, James MacGregor.
Title Transforming leadership : A new pursuit of happiness / James MacGregor Burns.
Imprint New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2003.
Author George, Bill (William W.)
Title Authentic leadership : rediscovering the secrets to creating
lasting value / Bill George ; foreword by Warren Bennis.
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2003.
Author Gerber, Robin.
Title Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt way : timeless strategies from the First Lady of courage / Robin Gerber.
Imprint Paramus, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2002.
Author Warren Bennis
Title The future of leadership : today’s top leadership thinkers speak to tomorrow’s leaders / Warren Bennis, Gretchen M. Spreitzer, Thomas G. Cummings, editors.
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001.
Author Aldag, Ramon J., 1945-
Title Leadership & vision : [Sound recording] 25 keys to motivation / Ray Aldag and Buck Joseph.
Imprint Roseland, NJ : Listen & Live Audio ; Prince Fredewrick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books , p2000.
Author Loeb, Marshall.
Title Leadership for dummies / by Marshall Loeb and Stephen Kindel.
Imprint Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c1999.
Author Murphy, Emmett C.
Title Leadership IQ : a personal development process based on a scientific study of a new generation of leaders / Emmett C. Murphy.
Imprint New York : John Wiley, 1996.
Author Manning, Marilyn Jakad.
Title Leadership skills for women / Marilyn Manning with Patricia Haddock.
Imprint Los Altos, Calif. : Crisp Publications, c1995.
Author Morris, Thomas V.
Title If Harry Potter ran General Electric : leadership wisdom from the world of the wizards / Tom Morris.
Imprint New York : Currency/Doubleday, c2006.
Author Crittenden, Ann.
Title If you’ve raised kids, you can manage anything : leadership begins at home / Ann Crittenden.
Imprint New York : Gotham Books, c2004.
Author Lencioni, Patrick, 1965-
Title The five dysfunctions of a team : a leadership fable / Patrick Lencioni.
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2002.