Course Guide

MBA 205L Leadership in Organizations

- Professor Jo-Ellen Pozner

Spring 2009

The following online and print resources provided by the Long Business Library are key to finding information required for this course. Use the Library proxy Server to access the electronic resources from off-campus.


Use the OskiCat catalog to search for books. Leadership, leadership - case studies, executives, executive ability, chief executive officers, and organizational change are all subject headings in OskiCat. Choose the subject search box and restrict the search to the Long Library by choosing BUSI from the location menu. E-books may be located and used online through Ebrary.

Some examples of books on Leadership in the Long Library's collection:

The leadership advantage : how the best companies are developing their talent to pave the way for future success.
Authors: Robert M. Fulmer, Jared L. Bleak.
Published: New York : AMACOM/American Management Association, 2008
Bus & Econ HD30.4.F83 2008

Evaluating the impact of leadership development.
Authors: Kelly M. Hannum and Jennifer W. Martineau
Published: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2008
Bus & Econ HD57.7.M39257 2008

Handbook on responsible leadership and governance in global business.
Editors: Jonathan P. Doh and Stephen A. Stumpf
Published: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2005
Bus & Econ HD60.H34 2005

The Results-driven manager : becoming an effective leader.
Published: Boston, MA : Harvard Business School Press, 2005
Bus & Econ HD57.7.R468 2005


Business and Industry Scan thousands of industry and trade magazines for news related to new products, market share, sales, etc. Use the search boxes to limit to specific marketing terms or concepts.
Business Source Complete Indexes the major marketing journals and magazines. Full text is provided for many sources. Search here for case studies and best practices. Click orange "UC-eLinks" icon if an article is not full-text.
The Conference Board Case studies and analysis on management and economics topics.
Factiva Provides the full text of over 6,500 magazines and newspapers, including many industry and trade journals. Useful for scanning news on new products or companies' branding strategies.
Lexis-Nexis Academic A full text database of magazines and newspapers.

Key Academic and Trade Journals

Conference Board Review
Harvard Business Review
Leader to Leader
Leadership in Action
McKinsey Quarterly
Strategy and Leadership (UK)

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