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EMBA 6010 Leading in a Dynamic Era: 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.

EMBA 6010 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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Amabile, T. M., & Khaire, M. (2008). Creativity and the role of the leader. Harvard Business Review, 86(10), 100–109.

Bennis, W. G., & Thomas, R. J. (2002). Crucibles of leadership. Harvard Business Review, 80(9), 39–45.

Collins, J. (2005). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136–146. 

Covey, S. R. (2008). Authentic leaders: They are centered on principles. Leadership Excellence, 25(5), 20.

Dhiman, S. (2011). Personal mastery and authentic leadership. Organization Development Journal, 29(2), 69–84.

Drucker, P. F. (2004). What makes an effective executive. Harvard Business Review, 82(6), 58–63.  

George, B., Sims, P., McLean, A. N., & Mayer, D. (2007). Discover your authentic leadership. Harvard Business Review, 85(2), 129–138.

Gosling, J., & Mintzberg, H. (2003). The five minds of a manager. Harvard Business Review, 81(11), 54-63. 

Harvard Business Review, Kallasvuo, O.–P., Jackson, G., Humer, F., Gensler, A., Petrov, S., Klapmeier, A., et. al. (2007). Moments of truth: Global executives talk about the challenges that shaped them as leaders. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 15–25.  [note:  This link will take you to the Introduction page; to advance to the individual executive interviews, use the "Inside this Work" table that will appear on the left side when you open the PDF.  Click on "Humility" "Intuition" etc to see the interviews.] 

Kaplan, R. S. (2008). Reaching your potential. Harvard Business Review, 86(7/8), 45–49.

Lencioni, P. M. (2002). Make your values mean something. Harvard Business Review, 80(7), 113–117. 

Livingston, J. S. (2003). Pygmalion in management. Harvard Business Review, 81(1), 97–106.

Margolis, J. D., & Stoltz, P. G. (2010). How to bounce back from adversity. Harvard Business Review, 88(1/2), 86–92. 

McGrath, R. G., & MacMillan, I. C. (2009). How to get unstuck. Harvard Business Review, 87(5), 20–21.

Menkes, J. (2006). The leadership difference: Executive intelligence. Leader to Leader, 2006(40), 51–56.

Morriss, A., Ely, R. J., & Frei, F. X. (2011). Managing yourself: Stop holding yourself back. Harvard Business Review, 89(1/2), 160–163. 

Nohria, N., & Stewart, T. A. (2006). Risk, uncertainly, and doubt. Harvard Business Review, 84(2), 39–40. 

Prahalad, C. K. (2010). The responsible manager. Harvard Business Review, 88(1/2), 36. 

Van Velsor, E., & Leslie, J. B. (1995). Why executives derail: Perspectives across time and cultures. Academy of Management Executive, 9(4), 62–72.


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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