Books on Leadership in Organizations, and Management for Marines
The 9 Natural Laws of Leadership
The application of quantum physics-a science that describes larger patterns within seemingly chaotic systems-to the laws of leadership. Most applicable for large, headquarters organizations. This should be read with Wheatley’s Leadership and the New York Sciences.
Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment: How to Improve Productivity, Quality, and Employee Satisfaction
The concept of empowerment of subordinates from the co-author of The One-Minute Manager. Essential reading for implementing Total Quality approaches to involving the entire organizations.
Covey’s long term, inside-out approach to developing people and organizations, based on articles that originally appeared in Executive Excellence magazine. Premise is people and organizations should center on certain “true north” principles or natural laws.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
This is the best seller that brought Covey into national prominence.
Out of the Box Leadership: Transforming the Twenty-First Century Army and Other Top Performing Organizations (Monographs in Leadership and Management)
The authors provide a compilation of works from military, academic and other leadership professionals with a focus on future Strategic Leadership of Military organizations and future security environment of the information age.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Workbook: Revised & Updated
A study of leadership from over thirty years of leadership experience by John C. Maxwell.
Management for Quality Improvement: The 7 New QC Tools (Productivity's Shopfloor)
An insight into the original implementers of TQL: the Japanese, their methods and programs. Diagrams, charts, formulas and matrixes for implementing TQL.Recommended for TQL validation researchers.
Rules & Tools for Leaders
A practical guide to leadership effectiveness for military leaders and corporate managers.
The Deming Management Method
This is a detailed, step-by-step explanation of Deming’s leadership/management techniques. An edition was published for Dept. of the Navy personnel with an endorsement by the Under Secretary of the Navy, J. Daniel Howard. The first “required reading” submitted by the Navy’s Executive Steering Group for Total Quality Leadership.
Leadership in Organizations (7th Edition)
Gary Yukl explains the theories and practice of leadership in organizations through the use of case studies.