Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Required Textbooks

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Required Textbooks

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Required Textbooks

GEN 501 – Graduate Writing and Research

  1. Burns, J. S., Shoup, J. R., & Simmons Jr., D. C. (2014). Organizational leadership: Foundations and practices for Christians. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. 978-0830840502
  2. Neumann, J. W. (2016). A professor’s guide to writing essays: The no-nonsense plan for better writing (2nd ed.). Edinburg, TX: Self-Published. 978-0692822524
  3. Williams, V. K. (2016). I’m not a writer…I’m just in graduate school: A guide to writing critically, clearly and coherently. Tampa, FL: Chrysalis Consulting. 978-1533392916

LEA 530 – Foundations of Organizational Leadership

  1. Northouse, P. (2019). Leadership: Theory and practice (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. ISBN 978-1506362311

BUS 515 – Financial Stewardship

  1. Block, S., Hirt, G., & Danielsen, B. (2014). Foundations of financial management (15th ed.) New York, New York, McGraw-Hill Irwin.   ISBN 9781259194078
  2. Fields, E. (2011). The essentials of finance and accounting for nonfinancial managers (2nd ed.). New York, NY: AMACOM. ISBN: 9780814416242

HUM 505 – Organizational Ethics

  1. Ferrell, O.C., Fraedrich, J., & Ferrell, L. (2017). Business ethics: Ethical decision making and cases (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning ISBN: 9781305500846
  2. American Psychological Association. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (current edition). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 9781433805615

LEA 545 – Leading with Cultural Intelligence

  1. Livermore, D. (2015). Leading with cultural Intelligence.  New York: AMACOM Publishing. 9780814449172
  2. Elmer, D. (2002). Cross-Cultural Connections: Stepping Out and Fitting In Around the World. Downers Grove, IL: InterVaristy Press. 9780830823093

LEA 540 – Organizational Behavior

  1. (Textbook from LEA 501) Burns, John S., Shoup, John R., and Simmons, Donald C. (2014) Organizational leadership: Foundations and practices for Christians. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. 9780830840502

LEA 560 – Leading Diverse Teams

  1. McChrystal, S., Collins, T., Silverman, D., & Fussell, C. (2015). Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World. New York, NY: Penguin Publishing Group. ISBN 9781591847489
  2. Lencioni, P. (2016). The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9781119209591

HUM 515 – Coaching and Communication Strategies

  1. Collins, G. R. (2009). Christian coaching:  Helping others turn potential into reality (2nd ed.). Colorado Springs, CO:  NavPress. 9781600063619
  2. Hawkins, Peter (2017). Leadership team coaching: Developing collective transformational leadership (3rd ed). London: Kogan Page Limited. 9780749478490
  3. Stanier, Michael Bungay (2016). The coaching habit: Say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever. Toronto, ON: Box of Crayons. 9780978440749

LEA 550 – Leveraging Innovation

  1. Maital, S. & Seshadri, D.V.R. (2012). Innovation Management: Strategies, Concepts, and Tools for Growth and Profit (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publishing. 9788132107224

CAP 595 – Graduate Studies Capstone

  1. Blanchard, K., Hodges. P. & Hendry, P.  (2016). Lead like Jesus revisited:  Lessons from the greatest role model of all time.  Nashville, TN:  Thomas Nelson. 9780718077259

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