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Leadership Development - General (more academic)

Authentic Leadership: Courage in Action.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993.
By Robert W. Terry
· A more theoretical and reflective book. Reviews six views of leadership and proposes a 7th view - Reflective. Terry shows that the central organizing principle of leadership is authenticity, and how authenticity and action joined together form a foundation for effective leadership.

On Leadership.
New York: Free Press, 1990.
By John Gardner
· Based on interviews with hundreds of leaders, this book examines leadership issues critical to the dilemmas of today, including motivation, values, social cohesion, and renewal.

On Becoming a Leader. Reading
MA: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1994.
By Warren G. Bennis
· A classic on the concepts underlying effective leadership.

Servant Leadership: a journey into the nature of legitimate power and greatness. New York: Paulist Press, 1991.
By Robert K. Greenleaf

Choosing to Lead.
By Kenneth E. Clark and Miriam B. Clark.
· Textbook style. Authors argue that leaders must first and foremost make a conscious decision to lead. Includes a list of 127 keys to leadership.

Making Common Sense: Leadership as Meaning-Making in a Community of Practice.
Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership, 1994.
By W. H. Drath and C. J. Palus
· Short but rather academic piece on building a community's capacity for leadership - on viewing leadership as a process of social influence.