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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

ML5005/TP5215 Change, Conflict, and Leadership

The heart of change

Kotter, J. & Cohen, D. (2002). The heart of change. Harvard Business School Press. ISBN: 9781578512546

Immunity to Change

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


ML5020/TP6305 Spirituality and Ethics in Leadership

Ethics, the Heart of Leadership

Ciulla, J. B., Ed. (2014). Ethics: The Heart of Leadership. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. ISBN-13: 978-1440830655. Price: $40.00

The Ethics of Leadership

Ciulla, J. B. (2003). The Ethics of Leadership. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. ISBN-10: 0155063170. Price: $90.95

Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticity

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.)


ML6055/TP5200 Peacebuilding

Peacebuilding Through Dialogue
Stearns, P.(2019). Peacebuilding Through Dialogue: Education, Human Transformation, and Conflict Resolution. Fairfax, VA: George Mason University Press. 
Other required readings provided in the online classroom. 

ML6200/TP5205 Listening and Dialogue

The Wisdom of Listening

Brady, M. (ed.). (2003).The Wisdom of Listening. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications. ISBN 978-0861713554. Price: $12.59

Are You Really Listening?

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

If I understood you, would I have this look on my face?

Alda, A. (2017) If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? New York: Random House. (ISBN:9780812989144)


ML5010 Leading People, Teams, and Organizations

Leaders eat last

Sinek, S. (2014). Leaders eat last: Why some teams pull together and others don't. New York, NY: Portfolio/Penguin

Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration

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

Finding the space to lead

Marturano, J. (2014). Finding the space to lead. New York: Bloomsbury Press

Leading mindfully

Sinclair, A. (2016). Leading mindfully. Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin.


ML5025/TP5015 Research Methods

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches

Creswell, John W. and David J. (2018).  Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publishing. 

How to Research (4th Ed.)

Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., & Tight, M. (2010). How to research (4th Ed.). McGraw-Hill.

(Note: This title is available in LIRN online library.)

Additional Require Readings

Additional required reading material is included in the online classroom.


ML6000 Leadership and the Practice of Presence

Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope, and Compassion

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

The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others

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 Decolonizing the Mind

Radical compassion

Brach, T. (2019) Radical compassion. Viking. ISBN-13 : 978-0525522812; Price: $12.50 


ML6010/TP6300 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 

The Transforming Leader

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.)

Leading from the Emerging Future

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

The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach

McLean, P. (2012). The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Presence Based Coaching

Silsbee, D. (2008). Presence Based Coaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


ML6225 Influencing Others

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers

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.