Leadership Development - Collections of Essays
Community of the Future.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998.
Drucker Foundation Future Series. Edited by Frances Hesselbein,
Marshall Goldsmith, Richard Beckhard, Richard F. Schubert
· A collection of essays on how communities can
respond to the changing world. Ch. 5: The Ideal Community
by Stephen R. Covey (author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective
People) may be helpful for Leadership Forum of NLC Graduates.
Also notable is Ch. 18: 21st Century Leadership in the
African American Community is written by two influential
African American leaders.
Leader of the Future.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997.
The Drucker Foundation. Edited by Frances Hesselbein,
Marshall Goldsmith, and Richard Beckhard
· A collection of essays on leadership by academics,
consultants, and practitioners. They all speak on important
trends facing today's leaders.
Leader's Companion: insights on leadership through the
New York: Free Press, 1995.
Edited by J. Thomas Wren
· Essays on leadership from leading contemporary
authors, like John W. Gardner, James MacGregor Burns,
and Robert K. Greenleaf, together with "classics"
by notable historical figures like Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli,
Lao-tzu, Mohandas Gandhi, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Leo Tolstoy.
Beyond the Walls: Wisdom to Action Series.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999.
Edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and
· Collection of 29 essays that describe the importance
of establishing diverse partnerships, alliances, and networks
by building and maintaining relationships both within
and outside your own organization.
on Leadership: Service, Stewardship, Spirit and Servant-Leadership.
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1998.
Edited by Larry C. Spears.
· Essays from managers, leaders, thinkers and practitioners
on the philosophy of servant-leadership.