A collection of books written and compiled by the graduate students in Leadership Education.
David Albrecht, Kurt Bolstad, T. L. Endrizzi, M. Erickson, R. A. Fricker, Maria Fruechte, Ashley N. Greig, Lynn Hagmann, T. J. Lake, Danielle Magdzas, Lawren McKinney, Elizabeth Moldenhauer, Cassie R. Ohnstad, Melissa Osland, Paul Preston Jr., Anthony T. Reisdorfer, Tyler Vern Schoh, Naren Selvaratnam, Luke S. Teague, Barbara Holmes, and Kendall Larson
Leadership as We Know it is a collection of insights into modern leadership compiled by graduate students in Winona State University’s Leadership Education program during the Spring 2019 semester in a course aptly titled, Change Leadership.
Each chapter was penned by one of 20 unique class members who offer their vision of leadership based upon their eclectic personal backgrounds and professional experiences, whose fields include athletics, business, education, and more.
These diverse narratives offer something for everyone; whether it be a veteran or blossoming leader eager to continue their growth and evolution.
Leadership as We Know it provides accounts from seasoned professionals who oversee their own organizational departments as well as emerging leaders just beginning their careers. Throughout these unique stories, clear patterns will emerge for the reader in what it takes to inspire change and provide authentic leadership for followers.
Diego Barros Dos Santos, Carrie Bork, Benjamin Charles, Alyssa Clemment, Richard DePaolis-Metz, Mitchell A. Doerr, Katherine Donlin, John Eger, Claire Exley, Anastasia Grabinger, Tracy Hale, Adam Hanson, Alexander Howell, Kelly Kirkpatrick, Emily Lueck, Andrew Pierskalla, Eva Pitsch, Barbara Holmes, and Kendall Larson
Winona State University's Change Leadership graduate course is comprised of seventeen individuals from different generations, with a broad range of skills, backgrounds, and professional expertise. Despite differences, all share a common goal; the desire to become more effective leaders in today’s evolving world. These 21st Century Leaders study, apply basic theory, and develop skills for management and leadership within organizations. Emerging leaders hope to impact the growth, sustainability, and integrity within those organizations. These New Leaders have studied problems and issues influencing individuals and group behavior within organizations to develop collaborative practices, strategies and to empower and advocate for others. New Leaders, New Thoughts is a collection of theory and perspectives on leadership.
“There are many issues facing leadership that make studying leadership a must. For example, being able to relay a task, a process, a vision, a mission, or simply transfer daily events all require what many leaders have a difficult time achieving: effective communication.” -Alex Howell
This book was created for the fall 2018 Change Leadership course taught by Dr. Barbara Holmes for the WSU Leadership Education Department.
Dustin S. Anderson, Carley Clinkscales, Stephen Erlandson, Brad Hak, Justin Rude Hanson, Patrick Holt, Brittany Kinney, Chenxiao Li, Vanessa Richter, Marcus E. Teachout, Brittany E. York, Jeffrey Thompson, Kenneth D. Janz, and Barbara Holmes
Powerful Relationships in Leadership caters to front runners of the leadership world who are looking for fresh perspectives into how to properly organize and create trailblazing organizations. This book is a collection of articles on aspects of leading. It separates itself from other management texts by offering perceptions of entry level personnel. It is our hope that you will begin to appreciate how entry level personnel view management and their role in guiding administrators.
Hassan Al Tamimi, Kayleen Berwick, David Biedenbender, Nabih Elteir, Ross Hemmingsen, Kevin Horton, Benjamin Johnson, Danica Johnson, Wail Kailani, Julie Kiehne, James Lowery, Michael Mangan, Matthew Ohs, Lori Steinke, Riley Swier, Terrelle Wilson, Barbara Holmes, and Kendall Larson
Change: A Leader's Perspective represents the culmination of the Change Leadership course taught at Winona State University in the fall term of 2017. Leadership is a broad category with many facets. This book explores the subject and offers students of leadership and aspiring leaders current perspectives on leadership theories, the omnipresence of change, and personal reflections on the course material. Additional thoughts which resonate throughout this text are that leaders influence outcomes and that leadership manifests itself in change, whether by cause or effect.