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Research Design in Social Research by David De Vaus
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Crisis Leadership by Gene Klann
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Concise read about the core tenets of crisis leadership. Dr. Klann breaks crisis leadership down into three principals: communication, clarity of vision/values, and caring. He further organizes his discussion according to three of the phases of incid ...more
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Leading Minds by Howard E. Gardner
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I read Parts I and III of this text for a Leadership in Context course. Gardner's notion that leaders remember they are dealing with the eight-year-old mind is spot-on. Gardner has a tendency to drill the point home throughout the text, but that shou ...more
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Exploring Leadership by Richard Bolden
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Exploring Leadership: Individual, Organizational & Societal Perspectives is an excellent overview of the state of leadership research and its role in scholarship, business and organizations, etc. I read this text approximately four years after th ...more
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Reading and Understanding Research by Lawrence F. Locke
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Assigned as pre-reading at the start of a doctoral program, this book provides a solid overview to reading not only research, but scholarly writing in general. The book is well-written and easy to read, breaking down an unnecessarily difficult proces ...more
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The Sage Handbook of Leadership by Brad Jackson
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Prior to reading a word in this text, it was described to me as "dense". What a perfect description! As the primary text for the starting course of a doctoral program, the text was overwhelming at first. At no point in time did this become a fun read ...more
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