These resources support the City of Carrollton's Supervisors' Training Curriculum and Carrollton Leadership Academy. Items in the Municipal Resource Collection are for non-exclusive use by City employees. These materials are designed to complement and enhance training course materials.
The accidental leader: What to do when you're suddenly in charge by Harvey Robbins & Michael Finley.
The breakthrough imperative: How the best managers get outstanding results by Mark Gottfredson & Steve Schaubert
The definitive Drucker by Elizabeth Haas Edersheim
First in, last out: Leadership lessons from the New York Fire Department by John Salka & Barret Neville
First 90 days: Critical success strategies for new leaders at all levels by Michael Watkins
The first 90 days in government: Critical success strategies for new public managers at all levels by Peter H. Daly & Michael Watkins with Cate Reavis
The game-changer: How you can drive revenue and profit growth with innovation by A.G. Lafley & Ram Charan
Good to great: Why some companies make the leap, and others don’t by Jim Collins
Hostage at the table: How leaders can overcome conflict, influence others, and raise performance by George Kohlrieser
How great leaders get great results by John Baldoni
How: Why how do we do anything means everything...in business (and in life) by Dov Seidman
Human resources in the 21st century edited by Marc Effron, Robert Gandossy, Marshall Goldsmith
Jack Welch and the 4E's of leadership: How to put GE's leadership formula to work in your organization by Jeffrey A. Krames
Joy at work: A revolutionary approach to fun on the job by Dennis W. Bakke
Judgment: How winning leaders make great calls by Noel M. Tichy and Warren G. Bennis
Leadership and governance edited by Robert Gandossy and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
Leadership and the one minute manager by Kenneth Blanchard
Leadership on the line by Ronald A. Heifetz
Leadership presence: Dramatic techniques to reach out, motivate, and inspire by Belle Linda Halpern and Kathy Lubar
The listening leader: Powerful new strategies for becoming an influential communicator by Richard M. Harris
Make the right choice: Creating a positive, innovative, and productive work life by Joel Zeff
Never eat alone: And other secrets to success, one relationship at a time by Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz
Our iceberg is melting: Changing and succeeding under any conditions by John Kotter & Holger Rathgeber
The power of impossible thinking: Transform the business of your life and the life of your business by Yoram (Jerry) Wind & Colin Crook
Resonant leadership: Renewing yourself and connecting with others through mindfulness, hope, and compassion by Richard Boyatzis & Annie McKee.
The seven habits of highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey
Strengths finder 2.0 by Tom Rath
The survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House by John F. Harris
Team of rivals: The political genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The 360 degree leader: Developing your influence from anywhere in the organization by John C. Maxwell
21 indispensable qualities of a leader by John C. Maxwell
Why great leaders don't take yes for an answer: Managing for conflict and consensus by Michael Roberto
Why should anyone be led by you?: What it takes to be an authentic leader by Robert Goffee & Gareth Jones
Workforce wake up call: Your workforce is changing, are you? edited by Robert Gandossy, Elissa Tucker, and Nidhi Verma
The world is flat by Thomas L. Friedman
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