Carrollton Leadership Academy Book List

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These resources support the City of Carrollton's Supervisors' Training Curriculum and Carrollton Leadership Academy. Items in the Municipal Resource Collection are for non-exclusive use by City employees. These materials are designed to complement and enhance training course materials.

The accidental leader: What to do when you're suddenly in charge by Harvey Robbins & Michael Finley.

The breakthrough imperative: How the best managers get outstanding results by Mark Gottfredson & Steve Schaubert

The definitive Drucker by Elizabeth Haas Edersheim

First in, last out: Leadership lessons from the New York Fire Department by John Salka & Barret Neville

First 90 days: Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels by Michael Watkins

The first 90 days in government: Critical success strategies for new public managers at all levels by Peter H. Daly & Michael Watkins with Cate Reavis

The game-changer: How you can drive revenue and profit growth with innovation by A.G. Lafley & Ram Charan

Good to great: Why some companies make the leap, and others don’t by Jim Collins

Hostage at the table: How leaders can overcome conflict, influence others, and raise performance by George Kohlrieser

How great leaders get great results by John Baldoni

How: Why how do we do anything means business (and in life) by Dov Seidman

Human resources in the 21st century edited by Marc Effron, Robert Gandossy, Marshall Goldsmith

Jack Welch and the 4E's of leadership: How to put GE's leadership formula to work in your organization by Jeffrey A. Krames

Joy at work: A revolutionary approach to fun on the job by Dennis W. Bakke

Judgment: How winning leaders make great calls by Noel M. Tichy and Warren G. Bennis

Leadership and governance edited by Robert Gandossy and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Leadership and the one minute manager by Kenneth Blanchard

Leadership on the line by Ronald A. Heifetz

Leadership presence: Dramatic techniques to reach out, motivate, and inspire by Belle Linda Halpern and Kathy Lubar

The listening leader: Powerful new strategies for becoming an influential communicator by Richard M. Harris

Make the right choice: Creating a positive, innovative, and productive work life by Joel Zeff

Never eat alone: And other secrets to success, one relationship at a time by Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz

Our iceberg is melting: Changing and succeeding under any conditions by John Kotter & Holger Rathgeber

The power of impossible thinking: Transform the business of your life and the life of your business by Yoram (Jerry) Wind & Colin Crook

Resonant leadership: Renewing yourself and connecting with others through mindfulness, hope, and compassion by Richard Boyatzis & Annie McKee.

The seven habits of highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey

Strengths finder 2.0 by Tom Rath

The survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House by John F. Harris

Team of rivals: The political genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The 360 degree leader: Developing your influence from anywhere in the organization by John C. Maxwell

21 indispensable qualities of a leader by John C. Maxwell

Why great leaders don't take yes for an answer: Managing for conflict and consensus by Michael Roberto

Why should anyone be led by you?: What it takes to be an authentic leader by Robert Goffee & Gareth Jones

Workforce wake up call: Your workforce is changing, are you? edited by Robert Gandossy, Elissa Tucker, and Nidhi Verma

The world is flat by Thomas L. Friedman

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