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Leadership Development Workshop Recommended Reading List


Rath, Tom. Strengths Finder 2.0, 2007.
Pausch, Randy. The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams, 2007. [VIDEO]
Covey, Stephen. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 1989.
Collins, Jim. Good to Great, 2001.

Management vs. Leadership

Jastrzembski JB. Developing leadership skills. Am. J. Health Syst. Pharm. 2007; 64(18):1900-1903.
Gosling J, Mintzberg H. The five minds of a manager. Harv Bus Rev. 2003 Nov;81(11):54-63, 137.
Buckingham M. What great managers do. Harv Bus Rev. 2005 Mar;83(3):70-9, 148.
Zaleznik A. Managers and leaders: are they different? Harv Bus Rev. 2004 Jan; 82(1):74-81.
White SJ. Are you a manager or a leader? Am. J. Health Syst. Pharm., 2005 Jun 1;62(11):1206.
Bonetta, Laura. Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, 2006.
Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, 2002.
Barker, Kathy. At the Helm: Leading Your Laboratory, 2nd Edition, 2010.

Mentoring Leaders

Altman, JS. The value of mentorship. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2005;62:2474-75.
White, SJ, Tryon JE. Success Skills: How to find and succeed as a mentor. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:1258-59.
Maxwell, John C. Mentoring 101, 2008.
Handelsman et al. Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists, The Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, 2005

Career Advancement

Nelson, T. Selecting the right residency program. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2005; 62:1138-1140.
Teeters, JL. Pharmacy residency programs: How to find the right one for you. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2004; 61:2256-2259.
White, SJ. Leading from a staff or clinical position. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2009; 66:2094-2096.
Maxwell, JC. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Thomas Nelson, Nashville. 1998.

Influencing Change

Patterson, K; Grenny, J; et al. Influencer, The Power to Change Anything. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2008.
Kotter, John P. “Winning at Change” Leader to Leader. 10 (Fall 1998): 27-33.
Kotter JP. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail. Harv Bus Rev. 2007.
Practice Advancement Initiative
Spence, Roy. It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For Why Every Extraordinary Business is Driven by Purpose. 2011.
Wiseman, Liz. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, 2010.
Maggio, Rosalie. The Art of Talking to Anyone, 2005.
Carnegie, Dale. How to Win Friends and Influence People, 1998.

Planning and Delegating

Zellmer, WA. Doing what needs to be done in pharmacy practice leadership: A message for residents. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2003;60:1903-07.
Martin, A. Fostering career development through involvement in professional organizations. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007 Jul 15;64(14):1472-3
White paper on pharmacy student professionalism. American Pharmaceutical Association Academy of Students of Pharmacy,American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Council of Deans Task Force on Professionalism. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 2000 Jan-Feb;40(1):96-102
Henshaw, Joan. How to Delegate, 2013.
Genett, Donna. If You Want It Done Right, You Don’t Have to Do It Yourself!: The Power of Effective Delegation, 2004.

Additional Resources

ASHP Statement on Professionalism [PDF]
ASHP Foundation Leadership Resources
ASHP Leadership Resource Center
Pharmacy Leadership Academy
Pharmacy Leadership Institute
John W. Webb Award Lectures
Caballero J, Clauson KA, Benavides S. Get the Residency, ASHP’s Guide to Residency Interviews and Preparation, 2014.

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