Related Books

Other Related Books by Allan R. Cohen and David L. Bradford

Influencing Up. Allan R Cohen and David L Bradford, John Wiley and Sons, 2012

This book is about how to influence powerful people, from your boss to senior executives in or outside of your company.

Power Up; Transforming Organizations through Shared Leadership, David L. Bradford and Allan R. Cohen, John Wiley and Sons, 1998.

This book explains why heroic leadership no longer works, and develops a new model of leadership, Shared Responsibility (or Post-heroic) Leadership that can produce great results. The three elements of this new leadership are:

  • Creating and gaining commitment to a tangible vision 
  • Building a shared responsibility team 
  • Developing mutual influence relationships
The Portable MBA in Management, ed. Allan R. Cohen, John Wiley and Sons, 2002.

This book contains chapters from leading thinkers at leading business schools on the behavioral aspects of leadership and management, including a chapter on “The Challenge of a Team,” by David Bradford, and an Introduction by Allan Cohen on “The Critical Importance of Leadership, Influence, Teamwork and Change Management.” It is a practical guide to effective management.

Managing for Excellence; The Guide to Developing High Performance in Contemporary Organizations, David L. Bradford and Allan R. Cohen, John Wiley & Sons, 1984.

This was the original best-selling work that introduced the limitations of heroic leadership, a concept that has spread into the general understanding of leadership.

A Selected Leadership Bibliography(with thanks to James Hunt) 

Influence and Power 

Bellman, G., Getting Things Done When You Are Not in Charge, San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2001.

Cialdini, R., Influence: Science and Practice, MA: Allyn & Bacon. 4th ed., 2001.

McClelland, D., Power, The Inner Experience, New York: Irvington Publishers, 1975.

Zaleznik, A., Learning Leadership, Chicago: Bonus Books, 1993.

DeLuca, J. Political Savvy, EBG Books, 1999.

Comprehensive Review of Leadership Social Science Research and Theories

Bass, B., Bass and Stodgill’s Handbook of Leadership, Third Edition, New York: Free Press, 1990.

Models of Leadership 

Bennis, W. & Nanus B., Leaders, New York: Harper, 1985.

Bennis W & Goldsmith, Learning To Lead, 1994.

Collins, J. Good to Great, Harper Collins, 2001.

George, B. Authentic Leadership; Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value, Wiley, 2003.

Goleman, D. Primal Leadership, Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Joiner, B. and Josephs, S., Leadership Agility, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Kouzes, J & Posner, B., The Leadership Challenge, Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Senge, P. The Fifth Discipline, 1990.

Leadership and Personal Learning 

Bennis, W. and Thomas, R., Geezers and Geeks, Boston: HBS Press, 2002.

Boyatzis, R. and McKee, A., Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others, Harvard Business School, 2005. 

Goldsmith, M. , Kaye, B. & Shelton, K., Learning Journeys, Davies-Black Publishers, 2000.

The Impact of Leadership on Organizational Functioning and Outcomes Kotter, J. The Leadership Factor, New York: Free Press, 1988.

Bossidy, L. & Charan, R. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done, Crown, 2002.

Halberstam, D. The Education of a Coach, New York: Hyperion, 2005.

Executive Work 

Jacques, E. & Clement, S., Executive Leadership, Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1991.

Katzenbach, J., Teams at the Top, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 1998.

Strategic Leadership 

Clawson, J., “Strategic Thinking,” Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia, Graduate School of Business Administration, case no. UVA-BP-0391.

Gerstner, L. V. Jr.,Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?New York: HarperCollins, 2002.

Phillips, R. & Hunt, J.G., Strategic Leadership: A Multiorganizational-level Perspective, Westport, CT: Quorum, 1992.

The New Leader/Manager 

Gabarro, J., The Dynamics of Taking Charge, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 1987.

Hill, L., Becoming a Manager, Penguin, 1992.

Leadership and Organizational Vision 

Nanus, B., Visionary Leadership, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

Collins, J. & Porras, J., Built to Last, New York:HarperBusiness, 1994.

Leadership and Participation, Substitutes for Leadership 

Belasco, J., & Stayer, R., Flight of the Buffalo, New York: Warner Books, 1993.

Can Leadership Be Learned? Leadership and Personality 

Gardner, H., Leading Minds, New York: Basic Books, 1995.

Goleman, D., Emotional Intelligence, New York: Bantam, 1995.

Pearman, R., Hard-Wired Leadership, San Francisco: Davis-Black, 1998.

Leadership Development 

Conger, J., Learning to Lead, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

McCall, M., The High Flyers, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 1998.

McCall, M., Lombardo, M., & Morrison, Anne, The Lessons of Experience, Boston: Lexington Books, 1988.

Tichy, N., The Leadership Engine, New York: Harper Business, 1997.

Charan, R., Drotter, S. & Noel, J., The Leadership Pipeline, Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Harvard Business Review, Special issue on “Managing Yourself,” Jan. 2005

When Executives Derail 

Kaplan, R., Beyond Ambition, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991.