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Organizational Development & Learning Library

Welcome to OD&L's Lending Library! All of the books below are available for loan. Please feel free to review by category. If you wish to borrow a book please send an email request with the full title and author to hrodl@queensu.ca .  The book will be delivered to you by inter-campus mail (please allow 1 to 3 days for delivery). If urgent please contact Corey Scott at ext. 78418 and we can arrange for pick-up at Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock wing, 1st floor reception.  Books are available for loan in 7 day intervals.  You are free to renew, assuming no one else has requested the book.

We regularly add to our library so as new titles arrive we will update the website accordingly.

Please note that borrowers are responsible for returning books by the due date in the same condition they are received.

Career & Self-Improvement

Time Management:

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Making it All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life
Allen, David

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Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Getting Things Done
Allen, David

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Successful Time Management in a Week
Ashton, Robert

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The Personal Efficiency Program: How to Get Organized to Do More in Less Time
Glesson, Kerry

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Practical Time Management: How to Make the Most of Your Most Perishable Resource
Haynes, Marion E.

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Manage Your Time
Hindle, Tim

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A Sense of Urgency
Kotter, John P.

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The Time Trap: the New Version of the Classic Book on Time Management
Mackenzie, Alec

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Time Management Survival Guide for Dummies
Mayer, Jeffrey J.

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Time Management For Dummies
Mayer, Jeffrey J.

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Organized to Be the Best: New Timesaving Ways to Simplify and Improve How you Work
Silver, Susan

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Successful Self-Management: A Psychologically Sound Approach to Personal Effectiveness
Timm, Paul R.

Career:

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The Overnight Resume
Asher, Donald

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What Next? The Complete Guide to Taking Control of your Working Life
Moses, Barbara

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1001 Ways to Take Initiative at Work
Nelson, Bob

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Career Development Interventions in the 21st Century
Niles, Spencer G & Harris-Bowlsbey, JoAnn

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The Damn Good Resume Guide
Parker, Yana

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Do What you Are: Discover the Perfect Career for you Through the Secrets of Personality Type
Tieger, Paul D. & Barron, Barbara

Getting it Done: how to lead when you’re not in charge

Fisher, Roger & Sharp, Alan

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives our Success

Grant, Adam

 

The Elements of Resume Style: Essential Rules for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters that Work

Bennett, Scott

The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book

Schuman, Nancy

Diversity:

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Frameworks for Cultural and Racial Diversity
Herbergy, Dorothy Chave

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Diversity at Work: A Guide
Neiman, Stephen

Presentations & Communications:

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Own the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage & Get Results
Booth, David, Shames, Deborah, & Desberg, Peter

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Speaking Your Way to the Top: Making Powerful Business Presentations
Brody, Marjorie

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Slide:ology: the art and science of creating great presentations
Duarte, Nancy

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How to Say it at Work: Putting yourself across with Power Words, Phrases, and Body Language
Griffin, Jack

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Business Communication: Process & Product Brief
Guffey, Mary Ellen; Rhodes, Kathleen; & Rogin, Patricia

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Communicating Effectively
Harvard Business Review (multiple authors)

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Communicating Effectively
Harvard Business Review (multiple authors)

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Training Games for Career Development
Kirk, James J & Kirk, Lynne D.

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How to Prepare, Stage, & Deliver Winning Presentations
Leech, Thomas

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Effective Presentation Skills: A Practical Guide for Better Speaking
Mandel, Steve

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How to Avoid Presentation Pitfalls 
McCully, Patricia

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Strategies for Successful Writing: a rhetoric guide, reader, and handbook
Reinking, James A.; von der Osten, Robert;  Cairns, Sue Ann & Fleming, Robert

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Business Writing Basics
Watson, Jane

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when stakes are high
Patterson, Kerry;  Grenny, Joseph; McMillan, Ron;  & Swiztler, Al

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Presenting with Pizzazz: Terrific Tips for Topnotch Trainers
Bowman, Sharon

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Flip Charts: How to Draw Them and How to Use Them
Brandt, Richard

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HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations
Duarte, Nancy

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The Big Book of Motivation Games: Quick, Fun Activities for Energizing People at Work and at Home
Epstein, Robert

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The Big Book of Stress Relief Games: Quick, Fun Activities for Feeling Better
Epstein, Robert

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Guide to Business Gaming and Experiential Learning: Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning
Gentry, James W. Ed.

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I Can See You Naked: A Fearless Guide to Making Great Presentations
Hoff, Ron

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Energizers for Training and Conferences
Jones, Johan E. & Bearley, William L.

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PowerSpeak: The Complete Guide to Persuasive Public Speaking and Presenting
Leeds, Dorothy

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The Big Book of Flip Charts: A Comprehensive Guide for Presenters, Trainers, and Team Facilitators
Lucas, Robert William

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Games Trainers Play
Newstrom, John W. & Scannell, Edward E.

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The Skilled Presenter: Latest Techniques for Improving your Presentation Style
Peoples, Curt & Davies, Roger

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Presentationzen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
Reynolds, Garr

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The Big Book of Presentation Games: Wake-Em-Up Tricks, Ice Breakers, & Other Stuff
Scannell, Edward & Newstrom, John

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The Big Book of Humorous Training Games
Tamblyn, Doni & Weiss, Sharyn

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All Together Now: A Seriously Fun Collection of Interactive Training Games and Activities
Ukens, Lorraine L.

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The Big Book of Icebreakers: Quick Fun Activities for Energizing Meetings and Workshops
West, Edie

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Business Writing Basics (2nd Ed)
Watson, Jane

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Business Writing Basics (3rd Ed)
Watson, Jane

Presentation Skills 201: How to Take it to the Next Level as a Confident, Engaging Presenter

Steele, William R.

Self-Improvement:

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People Styles at Work: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better
Bolton, Robert & Bolton, Dorothy Grover

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at Work: Simple Ways to Minimize Stress and Conflict While Bringing out the Best in Yourself and Others
Carlson, Richard

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Covey, Stephen R.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (2nd Ed)
Covey, Stephen R.

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The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook 

Davis, Martha; Eshelman, Elizabeth Robbins; & McKay, Matthew 

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Handbook for Developing Emotional and Social Intelligence: Best Practices, Case Studies, and Strategies
Hughes, Marcia; Thompson, Henry L.;  & Terrell, James Bradford

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Press Pause... Press On: Bringing Balance & Perspective to Work & Life
Katz, Patricia

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Development First: Strategies for Self-Development
Peterson, David B.  & Hicks, Mary Dee

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Pink, Daniel H.

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Work, Play and Type: Achieving Balance in Your Life
Provost, Judith A.

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Was That Really Me: How Everday Stress Brings Out Our Hidden Personality
Quenk, Naomi L.

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Emotional Intelligence for Dummies
Stein, Steven J.

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Emotional Intelligence at Work
Weisinger, Hendrie

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit
Canfield, Jack & Hansen, Mark Victor

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The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and your Success
Stein, Steven J.  & Book, Howard E.

The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in life and business

Duhigg, Charles

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

Stone, Douglas & Heen, Sheila

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth & Happiness

Thaler, Richard H & Sunstein, Cass R

The Law of the Garbage Truck: How to Stop People From Dumping on You

Pollay, David J

Education/Training

Design & Evaluation:

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Understanding & Facilitating Adult Learning
Brookfield, Stephen D.

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Creating A Climate for Power Learning: 37 Mind-Stretching Activities
Clark, Carolyn Chambers

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An Update on Adult Development Theory: New Ways of Thinking about the Life Course
Clark, M. Carolyn & Caffarella, Rosemary S. Eds.

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Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications
Crain, William

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Planning Instruction for Adult Learners
Cranton, Patricia

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Tools for Teaching
Davis, Barbara Gross

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Tools for Teaching (2nd Ed.)
Davis, Barbara Gross

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The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species (1984)
Knowles, Malcolm

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Approaches to Training & Development (2nd Ed.) (1985)
Laird, Dugan

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The Accelerated Learning Handbook: A Creative Guide to Designing and Delivering Faster, More Effective Training Programs (2000)
Meier, Dave

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Designing Effective Instruction (3rd Ed) (2001)
Morrison, Gary R; Ross, Steven M. & Kemp, Jerrold E

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Advancing Invitational Thinking (1992)
Novak, John M.

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Future Training: A Roadmap for Restructuring the Training Function
(1995)
Pepitone, James S.

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Rapid Instructional Design: Learning ID Fast and Right (2000)
Piskurich, George M.

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Active Training: A Handbook of Techniques, Designs, Case Examples and Tips (1990)
Silberman, Mel & Auerbach, Carol

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Games That Teach: Experiential Activities for Reinforcing Training (1998)
Sugar, Steve

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Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (1994)
Vella, Jane

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How do they Know they Know: Evaluating Adult Learning (1998)
Vella, Jane; Berardinelli, Paula & Burrow, Jim

Personality Type:

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Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character Intelligence
(1998)
Keirsey, David

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Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type (1995)
Myers, Isabel Briggs & Myers, Peter B.

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MBTI Manual: A Guide to the Development and use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (3rd Ed) (2003)
Myers, Isabel; McCaulley, Mary; Quenk, Naomi & Hammer, Allen

Family & Lifestyle:

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Kids are Worth It! (2nd Ed.) (2001)
Coloroso, Barbara

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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk (2004)
Faber, Adele & Mazlish, Elaine

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Rebuilding when your Relationship Ends (3rd Ed.) (2006)
Fisher, Bruce & Alberti, Robert

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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert (1999)
Gottman, John M.  & Silver, Nan

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Because Life Goes on...Helping Children and Youth Live with Separation and Divorce (2001)
Health Canada

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Divorce Busting: A Step-by-step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again (1992)
Weiner-Davis, Michele

Leadership & Business

Change Management:

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Building Smart Teams: A Roadmap to High Performance (2004)
Beatty, Carol A.  & Barker-Scott, Brenda A.

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The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams (2009)
Blanchard, Ken; Carew, Donald & Parisi-Carew, Eunice

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Retreats That Work: Designing and Conducting Effective Offsites for Groups and Organizations (2003)
Campbell, Sheila;  Liteman, Merianne & Sugar, Steve

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Blue Ocean Strategy (2005)
Kim, W. Chan & Mauborgne, Renee

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Accelerate (XLR8) (2014)
Kotter, John P.

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Leading Change (1996)
Kotter, John P.

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The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change their Organizations (2002)
Kotter, John P. & Cohen, Dan S.

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (2002)
Lencioni, Patrick

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The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable (1998)
Lencioni, Patrick

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The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable (2000)
Lencioni, Patrick

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Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers that turn colleagues into competitors (2006)
Lencioni, Patrick

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Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators (2005)
Lencioni, Patrick

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The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business (2012)
Lencioni, Patrick

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Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable (2004)
Lencioni, Patrick

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Strengthening Departmental Leadership: A Team-Building Guide for Chairs in Colleges and Universities (1994)
Lucas, Ann F.

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Fish: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results (2000)
Lundin, Stephen; Paul, Harry & Christensen, John

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Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days (2002)
Murray, Elspeth J. & Richardson, Peter R.

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The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First (1998)
Pfeffer, Jeffrey

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Fierce Leadership (2009)
Scott, Susan

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Make Your Workplace Great: The 7 Keys to an Emotionally Intelligent Organization (2007)
Stein, Steven J.

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Make it Happen: A Practical Handbook for Team Leaders, Project Managers and Facilitators to Build, Facilitate and Repair High Performance Teams (2005)
White, Tony

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

Grenny, Joseph, Patterson, Kerry, Maxfield, David, McMillan, Ron, & Switzler, Al

Coaching & Performance Management:

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Performance Consulting: Moving Beyond Training (1995)
Robinson, Dana Gaines & Robinson, James C

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The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships
(2nd Ed.) (2012)
Zachary, Lois J.

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The Mentee's Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You (2009)
Zachary, Lois J.

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100 Ways to Motivate Others: How Great Leaders Can Produce Insane Results Without Driving People Crazy (2008)
Chandler, Steve & Richardson, Scott

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Coaching for Improved work Performance (2000)
Fournies, Ferdinand F.

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Stop Managing, Start Coaching: How Performance Coaching can Enhance Commitment and Improve Productivity
Gilley, Jerry & Boughton, Nathaniel

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Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges (2006)
Harvard Business School

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On-the-Level: Performance Communication that Works (1988)
McLagan, Patricia & Krembs, Peter

Leadership:

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A Tale of Two Employees: & the Person who wanted to lead them
(2003)
Bart, Chris

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Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
(2008)
Branson, Richard

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50 Case Studies: For Management & Supervisory Training (1994)
Clardy, Alan B.

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Learning to Lead: The Art of Transforming Managers into Leaders
(1992)
Conger, Jay A.

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Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In (2nd Ed) (1991)
Fisher, Roger; Ury, William & Patton, Bruce

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Successful Manager's Handbook: Develop Yourself, Coach Others
(2010)
Gebelein, Susan H.;  Nelson-Neuhaus, Kirstie J.; Skube, Carol J.; Lee, David G.; Stevens, Lisa A.; Hellervik, Lowell W & Davis, Brian L.

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Finding your True North: A Personal Guide (2008)
George, Bill;  McLean, Andrew & Craig, Nick

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Managerially Speaking: A Common Sense Approach to Business Leadership (2005)
Gingras, Marcel

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The College Administrator's Survival Guide (2006)
Gunsalus, C.K.

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Leader to Leader 2: Enduring Insights on Leadership (2008)
Hesselbein, Frances & Shrader, Alan Eds.

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The Art of Managing People: Person-to-person skills, guidelines, and techniques every manager needs to guide, direct and motivate the team (1980)
Hunsaker, Phillip L.  & Alessandra, Anthony J.

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Up is Not the Only Way: A Guide to Developing Workforce Talent
(2nd Ed) (1997)
Kaye, Beverly L.

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The Leadership Challenge (3rd Ed) (2002)
Kouzes, James M.  & Posner, Barry Z.

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Exemplary Leadership: Academic Administrator's Guide To
(2003)
Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z.

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Beyond Generation X: A Practical Guide for Managers (1997)
Raines, Claire

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The Xers & the Boomers: From Adversaries to Allies: A Diplomat's Guide (2000)
Raines, Claire & Hunt, Jim

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Open for Business: A History of the Asper School of Business as it Begins its Fourth Quarter
Rankin, Laird

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Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work & in Life, One Conversation at a  Time (2004)
Scott, Susan

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The 8 Dimensions of Leadership: Disc Strategies for Becoming a Better Leader (2011)
Sugerman, Jeffrey; Scullard, Mark & Wilhelm, Emma 

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Chairing the Academic Department: Leadership Among Peers (3rd Ed) (1993)
Tucker, Allan

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The Practice of Management (1986)
Drucker, Peter F.

Stop Workplace Drama: Train Your Team to Have No Complaints, No Excuses, and No Regrets

Chism, Marlene

No-Drama Leadership: How Enlightened Leaders Transform Culture in the Workplace

Chism, Marlene

Encouraging the Heart: A Leader’s Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others

Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. 

Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: Making the Science of Management Work for You

Latham, Gary P.

The Way We're Working Isn't Working: The Four Forgotten Needs that Energize Great Performance

Schwartz, Tony

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results

Glaser, Judith E. 

Organizational development:

The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

Meyer, Erin

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: The Best Selling Guide to Doing Business in More than 60 Countries

Morrison, Terry & Conaway, Wayne A.

Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service

Kinni, Theodore

Psychological Capital and Beyond

Luthans, Fred, Youssef-Morgan, Carolyn M., & Avolio, Bruce J.

Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success

Livermore, David