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Leadership Studies: Books

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (BF 637.S8 C68).

The 21 Indespensible Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person that People will Want to Follow by Jon Maxwell (available through OhioLINK).

The Art of Possibility by Benjamin Zander and Rosamund Stone Zander (available through OhioLINK).

The Carrot Principle : How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton (HF5549.5.I5 G6925 2007).

Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen (HF5549.5.M63 L86 2000).

The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work by Jon Gordon (HF5549.5.M6 G665 2008).

Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under any Conditions by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber (HD58.8 .K672 2006).

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (BF637.S8 G533 2008).

Searching the Catalogs for Books

To find books, you can search the three main catalogs:

  • BGSU Libraries Catalog -- contains books, magazines and journals, videos, music, electronic resources that are owned by BGSU. Almost all of them are located on campus, with some located at the Firelands campus library and the Northwest Ohio Regional Book Depository (those can be requested).

  • OhioLINK Central Catalog -- contains books, videos, music, electronic resources from academic and some large public libraries in Ohio. Request online, delivery to Jerome Main Circulation desk in 2-3 business days.

  • WorldCat Catalog -- tens of thousands of academic, public, and special libraries internationally. Got some time, and can't find it in OhioLINK? You can request things not owned by BGSU or OhioLINK via interlibrary loan -- average delivery time is 17 days. It's best to get help from a reference librarian to make sure there's not a faster way to get what you need.

Searching for E-Books

Search these ebook collections for possible sources, especially if you're away from campus! If you are using them off-campus, you may need to authenticate with your BGSU email username and password. Not finding what you need, check our our e-books LibGuide.

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