Professional and Alumni

FCS~ALC - Resources for Emerging Administrator's Workshop


Andrews, F. A., Mitstifer, D. I., Rehm, M., & Vaughn, G. G. (1995). Leadership: Reflective human action. East Lansing, MI: Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society.

Aviolio, B. J. (1999). Full leadership development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Bell, R. C., & Harari, O. (2000). Beep! beep!: Competing in the age of the road runner. New York: Warner Books.

Blanchard, K. Insights on the art of influence. Tulsa, OK: Honor Books.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (1991). Reframing organizations: Artistry, choice, and leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (1995). Leading with soul: An uncommon journey of spirit. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (1997). Reframing organizations: Artistry, choice, and leadership (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Buckingham, M., & Coffman, C. (1999, May). First, break all the rules: What the world's greatest managers do differently. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Collins, J. (2001). Good to Great. New York: HarperCollins.

Conger, J. A. (1994). Spirit at work: Discovering the spirituality in leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Covey, S. R. (1992). Principle-centered leadership. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Davis, J. R., & Davis, A. B. (2000). Managing your own learning. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Drath, W. H., & Palus, C. J. (1994). Making common sense: Leadership as meaning-making in a community of practice. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.

Gardner, J. W. (1990). On leadership. New York: The Free Press.

Goldsmith, M., Lyons, L., & Freas, A. (Eds.) (2000). Coaching for leadership: How the world's greatest coaches help leaders learn. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Helgesen, S. (1990). The female advantage. New York: Currency/Doubleday.

Helgesen, S. (1995). The web of inclusion: A new architecture for building great organizations. New York: Currency/Doubleday.

Helgesen, S. (2005). The web of inclusion: Architecture for building great organizations. Frederick, MD: Beard Books.

Hutchens, D. (1998). Outlearning the wolves: Surviving and thriving in a learning organization. Waltham, MA: Pegasus Communications.

Hutchens, D. (1998). Shadows of the neanderthal: Illuminating the beliefs that limit our organizations. Waltham, MA: Pegasus Communications.

Johnson, S. (1998). Who moved my cheese? An amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.

Kotter, J. P. (1996). Leading change. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (1987). The leadership challenge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Lipman-Blumen, J. (1996). The connective edge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Logan, R. K., Stokes, L. W. (2004). Wiley.

Mitstifer, D. I., & Miller, J. R. (1999). Strategic leadership of the professions: Agenda for Change. East Lansing, MI: Kappa Omicron Nu.

Perkins, D. N. T. (2000). Leading at the edge. New York: AMACOM.

Terry, R. W. (1993). Authentic leadership: Courage in action. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wheatley, M. J. (1994). Leadership and the new science: Learning about organization from an orderly universe. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Wheatley, M. J., & Kellner-Rogers, M. (1996). A simpler way. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Wheatley, M. J. (2005). Finding our way. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.



Astin, A., & Astin, H. S. (2000). Preface - Leadership reconsidered: Engaging Higher Education in Social Change. W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Type Leadership Reconsidered in search box. See also seven chapters.

Bossidy, L. (2001). The job no CEO should delegate. Harvard Business Review, 79(3), 47-49.

Bugeja, M. J. (2000, Oct. 27). A litmus test for becoming a dean. The Chronicle of Higher Education, B5.

Byrne, J. V. (2000). Engagement: A defining characteristic of the university of tomorrow. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 6(1).

Clark, E. (2000). University administrative careers in family and consumer sciences. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 92(1), 89-94.

Charan, R. (2001). Conquering a culture of indecision. Harvard Business Review, 79(4), 75-82.

Collins, J. (2001). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 79(1)., 67-76.

Corrigan, D. (1998). The role of the university in community building. Kappa Omicron Nu FORUM, 10(2), 59-71 (Reprinted with permission from The Educational Forum, 68, Fall 1997.)

Cottle, T. J. (2001). The reflection of values: A response to Toni Morrison. Michigan Quarterly Review, XL(2), 179-287.

Drath, W. H. (2001, May/June). The third way: A new source of leadership. Leadership in action, 21(2), 7-11.

Dutton, D. (2001). "Dare to think for yourselves": A response to Toni Morrison. Michigan Quarterly Review, XL(2), 288-294.

Goleman, D. (2000). Leadership that gets results. Harvard Business Review, 78(2), 78-90.

Hayashi, A. M. (2001). When to trust your gut. Harvard Business Review, 79(2). 59-65.

Kappa Omicron Nu FORUM (2000). Leadership: Up close and personal, Vol. 12, No. 1.

Kappa Omicron Nu Dialogue (2000, 2001), Knowledge management, Vol. 10, No. 2 & 3.

Levine, A. E. (2000, Oct. 27). The future of colleges: 9 inevitable changes. Chronicle of Higher Education, B10-11.

Mitstifer, D. I. (1995, July). Leadership: Reflective human action. Kappa Omicron Nu Dialogue, 5(3). Vol. 5, No. 3.

Mitstifer, D. I. (1995, October). Web of inclusion. Kappa Omicron Nu Dialogue, 5(4). Vol. 5, No. 4.

Mitstifer, D. I. (1995, October). Empowerment. Kappa Omicron Nu Dialogue, 5(4). Vol. 5, No. 4.

Mitstifer, D. I. (1998). Reflective Human Action. East Lansing, MI: Kappa Omicron Nu.

Mitstifer, D. I. (2000, February). Making a learning community. Kappa Omicron Nu Dialogue, 9(3). Vol. 9, No. 3.

Morrison, T. (2001). How can values be taught in the university? Michigan Quarterly Review, XL(2), 273-278.(Available from Michigan Quarterly Review, The University of Michigan, Rm 3032 Rackham Bldg, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070 for $5.00.) (See responses of Cottle and Dutton above.)

Prusak, L., & Cohen, D. (2001). How to invest in social capital. Harvard Business Review, 79(6), 86-93.

Rush, S. & Wilcox, M. (2001, May/June). Visionary leadership: A talk with Jay Conger. Leadership in Action, 21(2), 19-22.

The Department Chair (Anker Publishing, PO Box 249, Bolton, MA 01749-0249)

     Winter 2000 (10) 3

Waldauer & DiAngelo. Strategic planning: Ensuring the relevancy of academic programs, 7.

Higgerson. The ten worst communication mistakes that department chairs can make, 11.

Wheeler. Critical components of departmental success, 25.

     Fall 1999 (10) 2

Allen. Why department chairs should learn to be fundraisers, 1.

Hecht. Transitions: From faculty member to department chair, 5.

Urice. Nontenure-track faculty: Facing the challenge, 9.

     Fall 1998 (9) 2

Perlman & McCann. Retaining and mentoring new colleagues, 15.

     Spring 1998 (8) 4

Altman. From "my work" to "our work": Rationale for shift in emphasis, 6.

North. Department focus for developmental post-tenure review, 13.

Perlman & McCann. The nuts and bolts of faculty recruitment, Part II: The campus visit through the search completion, 16.

     Winter 1998 (8) 3

Tierney. Improving life on the tenure track: An organizational framework for excellence, 1.

McLain-Ruelle. Recommendations and reflections for the novice administrator, 10.

Perlmann & McCann. The nuts and bolts of faculty recruitment, Part I: From forming the recruitment committee through identifying campus visitors, 16.

     Fall 1997 (8) 2

Mallard. Preparing for academic performance appraisals, 3.

Byrd. Building effective work teams, 9.

     Summer 1997 (8) 1

Lees & Malik. Can external program review catalyze departmental change?, 13.


Book Room on Kappa Omicron Nu Web Site

Leadership and Development Resources on Kappa Omicron Nu Web Site

Stratton, S. S., Wootton, L. H., & Mitstifer, D. I. (2000). Self-Managed Mentoring: An online course. East Lansing, MI: Kappa Omicron Nu.

Stratton, S. S., & Mitstifer, D. I. (2001). An online course: Reflective Human Action. East Lansing, MI: Kappa Omicron Nu.


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