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Core and Further Reading

Core reading

Core reading is listed in the order it features in the module materials.

Inkson, K. (2007) 'Understanding Careers: the metaphors of working lives' , Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Chapter 1: Career and metaphor is in your reading pack.

Frigerio, G. (2014) AGCAS's next top model? in Phoenix, October 2014. AGCAS: Sheffield

Tomlinson, M. (2012) 'Graduate Employability: A review of Conceptual and Empirical Themes'. Higher Education Policy 25: 407-431. In your reading pack.

Boddy, D. (2011) Management: an introduction, Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall. Part 3: Planning. The link is to the ebook available via the University library.

Alvesson, M. & Spicer, A. (eds) (2011) Theories of leadership in M Alvesson and A Spicer, 'Metaphors we lead by: Understanding leadership in the real world' Abingdon: Routledge.

Doyle, M. E. and Smith, M. K. (2001) ‘Classical leadership’, the encyclopedia of informal education, 

Mintzberg, H. (2012) 'Managing relentlessly' in Simply Managing. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Further reading

Adair, J. (1979) Action-Centred Leadership. Farnborough: Gower.

Alvesson, M., Bridgman, T. & Willmott, H. (2009) The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies, Oxford : Oxford University Press

Bass, B. M. (1998) Transformational Leadership: Industrial, Military and Educational Impact, Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Blake, R. and Mouton, J. (1964) The Managerial Grid. Houston: Gulf.

Bryson, J.M., (2004). What to do when stakeholders matter: stakeholder identification and analysis techniques. Public Management Review 6: 21-53.

Burns, J. M. (2003) Transforming Leadership: A New Pursuit of Happiness. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Butler, T., Dane, M., (eds.), (2007), Reflections on Change 1967-2007, Sheffield, AGCAS.

Clark, B (2004) Sustaining Change in Universities, London: Open University Press.

Covey, S. (1989) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.London: Simon & Schuster.

George, W. (2003) Authentic leadership: Rediscovering the secrets to creating lasting value. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Gill, R. (2011) Theory and Practice of leadership. 2nd Ed. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

Grey, C. (2009) A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying organizations (2nd edn) London:Sage

Handy, C. (1993), Understanding Organisations, London, Penguin

Kets De Vries, M. (2001) The Leadership Mystique, Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd

Kotter, J. (2006). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review. 1-17

Kubler, J. and Sayers, N. (2010) Higher Education Futures: Key themes and implications for leadership and management London: Learning Foundation for Higher Education

Kennie, T, and Price I, 2012 Disruptive innovation and the higher education ecosystem post-2012, The Leadership Foundation

Landsberg, M. (2001) The Tools of Leadership, London: Harper Collins Business

McCaffery, P. (2010) The Higher Education Manager’s handbook: effective leadership and management in universities and colleges, London: Routledge.

Molesworth et al (2011)The Marketisation of Higher Education and the Student as a Consumer [Eds]. Routledge, London

Mullins, L. J. (2005), Management and Organisational Behaviour, Harlow: Pearson

Northouse, P. (2010) Leadership:theory and practice (5th edn), Thousand Oaks : Sage

Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (2103) 'Horizon Scanning: What Will Higher Education Look Like in 2020?' UK HE International Unit

Rogers, C.R. (1994) Freedom to Learn. New York, NY: Macmillan, 8-9, 151-167, 304.

Schon, D. (1983). The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think In Action. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Watts, T. & Butcher .V (2008) Break up or Break out, Manchester: HECSU

Watts, T. (2007) Higher Education Career Services: Transformation and Diversification in T. Butler, and M. Dane, (eds) Reflections on Change, 1967-2007, Sheffield: AGCAS, 52-57