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DDBA 8150 Leadership: Building Sustainable Organizations: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

DDBA 8150 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bedeian, A. G., & Hunt, J. G. (2006). Academic amnesia and vestigial assumptions of our forefathers. Leadership Quarterly, 17(2), 190–205.

Boal, K., & Hooijberg, R. (2000). Strategic leadership research: Moving on. Leadership Quarterly, 11(4), 515–549.

Brandeis, P., Dharwadkar, R., & Wheatley, K. (2004). Social exchanges within organizations and work outcomes: The importance of local and global relations. Group and Organization Management, 29, 276–301.

Dess, G., & Picken, A. (2000). Changing roles: Leadership in the 21st century. Organizational Dynamics, 28(3), 18–34.

Drucker, P. (2005). Managing oneself. Harvard Business Review, 83(1), 100–109.

Handy, C. (2002). What’s a business for? Harvard Business Review, 80(12), 49–56.

Ireland, D., & Hitt, M. (1999) Achieving and maintaining strategic competitiveness in the 21st century: The role of strategic leadership. Academy of Management Executive, 13(1) 43–57.

Liang, T. (2007). The new intelligence leadership strategy for iCAS. Humems Management, 26(2), 111–122.

Manzoni, J. (2002). A better way to deliver bad news. Harvard Business Review, 80(9), 114–119. My Harvard Business Review course reading only shows the abstract?  How do I get full access? 

McLaurin, J. (2006). Integration of national cultures into leadership: A cross-cultural approach. Proceedings of the Academy for Studies in International Business, 6(2), 9–13.

Osborn, R., Hunt, J., & Jauch, L. (2002). Towards a contextual theory of leadership. Leadership Quarterly 13(6), 797–837.

Shamir, B. (1995). Social distance and charisma: Theoretical notes and an exploratory study. Leadership Quarterly, 6(1), 19–47.

Tyler, T., Dienhart, J., & Thomas, T. (2008). The ethical commitment to compliance: Building value based cultures. California Management Review, 50(2), 31–51.

Tubbs, S., & Schulz, E. (2006). Exploring a taxonomy of global leadership competencies and metacompetancies. Journal of American Academy of Business, 8(2), 29–34.

Uhl-Bien, M., Marion, R. & McKelvey, B. (2007). Complexity leadership theory: Shifting leadership from the Industrial Age to the knowledge era. Leadership Quarterly, 18(4), 298–318.

Waldman, D., & Siegel, D. (2008). Defining the socially responsible leader. Leadership Quarterly, 19(1), 117–131.

Weeks, H. (2001). Taking the stress out of stressful conversations. Harvard Business Review, 79(7), 112–119.

Zaccaro, S. (2007) Trait-based perspectives of leadership. American Psychologist, 62(1), 6–16.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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