The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition) This is must-read John Maxwell is the definitive starting point for every young or emerging leader.
The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team Learn the keys to effective teamwork from leadership expert John Maxwell.
The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential Of all the excellent books by Maxwell that I have read, for me, this is by far the most significant.
Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness 25th Anniversary Edition Greenleaf's classic text is essential reading for every ministry, business, political, and education leader.
The Making Of A Leader In this exhaustive text Franck Damazio presents biblical leadership principles of leadership for today's church leaders.
The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice Learning to handle confrontation and criticism and to resolve conflict are essential skills for leaders in every kind of organization.
Feeding & Leading: PRactical Handbook on Administration in Churches and Christian Organizations Dr. Gangel used his textbook with my students to teach effective administration of churches and ministry organizations.
Contemporary Issues in Leadership This outstanding anthology is aimed at leadership in secular vocations; however, it will provide stimulating reading for ministry leaders.
The Effective Board Member: Secrets of Making a Significant Contribution to Any Organization You Serve This handbook will make you a more effective and engaged board member. A must read for board members in any organization.
The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success This is a fairly light-weight easy-read (sometimes an advantage). Discover the "one thing" that leads to great managing, leading, and success.
The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell Learn the leadership secrets of one of America's most widely respected leaders.
Leading at a Higher Level, Revised and Expanded Edition: Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations (2nd Edition) Every ministry leader, corporate executive, and elected official will become more effective by applying the principles Blanchard presents.
Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen A very practical and no-nonsense course on successful corporate leadership by the CEO of Yum! Brands, David Novak.
Postmodern Management and Organization Theory Required reading for my doctoral students. Boje considers the future of the postmodern influence on management and organization theory and method.
Storytelling Organizations With real-wrold examples from Nike, McDonald's and Disney, and others, Boje's textbook will stimulate leaders in any setting.