Mindful Leadership - Course Book List
All students should purchase the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual to ensure they meet Atlantic University's required writing style: American Psychological Association (7th ed.) APA -Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN-10:1433805618/ ISBN-13:978-1433805615 PRICE: $31.50
***PLEASE NOTE: Textbooks SHOULD NOT be purchased until semester enrollment has been confirmed.***
All courses are listed numerically
ML5000 Foundations of Outstanding Leadership
Heifetz, R. A., & Linsky, M. (2002). Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. ISBN 978-1578514373. Price: $18.96
Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2012). The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 978-0470651728. Price: $17.46 (Note: This title is available in LIRN.)
Sun Tzu. The Art of War. This book is a literary classic and is available in many editions. It is also available free on line. The most readable on-line edition, based on Lionel Giles’s 1910 translation from the Chinese into English, comes with some interpretive annotation.
ML5020 Spirituality and Ethics in Leadership
Ciulla, J. B., Ed. (2014). Ethics: The Heart of Leadership. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. ISBN-13: 978-1440830655. Price: $40.00
Ciulla, J. B. (2003). The Ethics of Leadership. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. ISBN-10: 0155063170. Price: $90.95
Goldman Schuyler, K, Baugher, J. E., Jironet, K. & Lena Lid-Falkman, L., Eds. (2014). Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticity. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN-13: 978-1118820612. Price: $42.49 (Note: This title is available in LIRN.)
ML6200 Listening and Dialogue
Brady, M. (ed.). (2003).The Wisdom of Listening. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications. ISBN 978-0861713554. Price: $12.59
Donoghue, P. J., & Siegel, M. E. (2005). Are You Really Listening?: Keys to Successful Communication. Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books. ISBN 978-1893732889. Price: $15.88
Isaacs, W. (1999). Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together. New York, NY: Currency Books. ISBN 978-0385479998. Price: $23.62
Hanh, Thich Nhat, (2015). Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise. New York: HarperOne. ISBN 978-0-06-222469-9. Price: $9.77
Alda, A. (2017) If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? New York: Random House. (ISBN:9780812989144)
ML5005 Change, Conflict, and Leadership
Kotter, J. & Cohen, D. (2002). The heart of change. Harvard Business School Press. ISBN: 9781578512546
Kegan and Lahey (2009). Immunity to Change:How to overcome it and unlock the potential in yourself and your organization. Harvard Business Press. ISBN:1422129470
ML5010 Leading People, Teams, and Organizations
Sinek, S. (2014). Leaders eat last: Why some teams pull together and others don't. New York, NY: Portfolio/Penguin
Katz, J. and Miller, F. (2013) 1st Edition. Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration, 4 Keys that Change Everything. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
ML5015 The Practice of Mindful Leadership
Marturano, J. (2014). Finding the space to lead. New York: Bloomsbury Press
Sinclair, A. (2016). Leading mindfully. Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin.
ML5025 Research Methods
Creswell, John W. and David J. (2018). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publishing.
Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., & Tight, M. (2010). How to research (4th Ed.). McGraw-Hill.
(Note: This title is available in LIRN online library.)
Additional required reading material is included in the online classroom.
ML6000 Leadership and the Practice of Presence
Boyatzis, R. E., & McKee, A. (2005). Resonant leadership: Renewing yourself and connecting with others through mindfulness, hope, and compassion. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review. ISBN: 978-1591395638. Price: $21.11
Hedges, K. (2011). The power of presence: Unlock your potential to influence and engage others. New York, NY: American Management Association. ISBN: 9780814417737. Price: $38.80. (Note: This title is available in LIRN.)
ML6005 Mastering Self-Leadership
Neck, Christopher P. and Charles P. Manz, Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence, Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle Hill, New Jersey, 2010.
ML6010 Leading from the Inside Out
Jaworski, J. (2012). Source: The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1576759042. Price: $23.03
Pearson, C. S. (2012). The Transforming Leader: New Approaches to Leadership for the Twenty-First Century. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1609941208. Price: $39.95 (Note: This title is available in LIRN.)
Scharmer, O., & Kaufer, K. (2013). Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1605099262. Price: $17.24
ML6210 Coaching and Development
Connor, M. & Pokora, J. (2012). Coaching and Mentoring at Work: Developing Effective Practice. Berkshire, England: Open University Press.
McLean, P. (2012). The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Silsbee, D. (2008). Presence Based Coaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Starr, J. (2017). Brilliant Coaching. Harlow, United Kingdom: Pearson Education Limited.
Wilson J. & Gislason M. (2010). Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Managers and Leaders. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
ML6225 Influencing Others
Lencioni, Patrick. (2007). The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers. New York: Jossey-Bass. ISBN-13: 978-0787995317.
Patterson, Kerry. (2013). 2nd Ed. Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0071808866.