Selected Resources for: Leadership

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

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Find business articles from 2100 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Business Source Premier includes company and industry reports MarketLine and country analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Business Monitor International, CountryWatch, Icon Group, and PRS.

Covers all areas of psychology since 1806. Provides citations, abstracts and some full-text of articles, books, book chapters and dissertation from more than 1300 international journals in psychology and related fields. Tutorial

Indexes over 11,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Titles of the print equivalent are: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk(*).

General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for thousands of scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications.

Indexes, Other

Index from the Juran Center at the Carlson School of Management. Search for scholarly and professional literature found in journals, magazines, books, and other publications covering all aspect of quality and performance improvement.

Catalogs and Bibliographies


Bibliography of African American leadership

"An annotated guide" / Ronald W. Walters and Cedric Johnson.

Leadership Resources: A guide to training and development tools / edited by Mary K. Schwartz

The Center for Creative Leadership published this volume for people who are responsible for leadership development and includes references to books, periodicals, conferences and websites.

Leadership Styles in the Public and Private Sectors

"A selective bibliography" /by Jay Marme This bibliography is a selected list of journal articles on leadership styles in the public and private sectors appearing between 1982 and 1987.


Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

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Covers all subjects.

Provides bibliographic citations of books, serials, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, and machine-readable data files published worldwide. Provides holdings information for nearly 30,000 libraries. Producer/Publisher is OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

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General Reference Sources

Books by and about Leaders

Managing the dream : reflections on leadership and change / Warren Bennis


Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Organizational Behavior

Edited by Nigel Nicholson ; advisory editors, Randall S. Schuler, Andrew Van de Ven.

Encyclopedia of leadership

General Reference Works

Bass handbook of leadership : theory, research, and managerial applications

This volume is recognized for its comprehensive coverage of leadership. It also includes as extensive Glossary, References List, Subject and Author Index. Overall an excellent resource for all aspects of leadership.

Handbooks and Manuals

Center for Creative Leadership handbook of leadership development

Cynthia D. McCauley, Russ S. Moxley, Ellen Van Velsor, editors.

Handbook of educational leadership and management

Handbook of organization studies

Edited by Stewart R. Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter R. Nord.

Jossey-Bass handbook of nonprofit leadership and management

By: Robert D. Herman and associates.

Leadership History

Leader's companion

"Insights on leadership through the ages" / edited by J. Thomas Wren.

Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Titles

Journal Titles

Launched in 2007, the mission of the Journal of Leadership Studies is to publish leadership research and theoretical contributions that bridge the gap between scholarship and practice and that exemplify critical inquiry into contemporary organizational issues and paradigms.

A Wiley Interscience e-journal by Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management.

Full text available through the ScienceDirect link.

Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

The International Leadership Association serves as an independent global network for all those with a professional interest in leadership.

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).

Library Information

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