Links to library books, databases, and other resources to support Penn State student government leaders. Includes resources on higher education trends, running business meetings, parliamentary procedure, and related topics.
Below are some eBooks and journals from Penn State University Libraries. Not all of them specifically address student government. However, each will help students develop their personal leadership styles and skills.
Flexible, modularized building blocks for teaching students how to apply Kouzes and Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. The guide includes language, guidance, and activities for teaching each Practice and its associated leadership behaviors, as well as tips for coaching students through their leadership development.
Helps you identify your primary leadership dimension. Whether you are a Pioneering, Energizing, Affirming, Inclusive, Humble, Deliberate, Resolute, or Commanding leader, the authors help you understand the psychological drivers, motivations, and "blind spots" characteristic of your style.
Describes leaders (both good and bad) who either have accomplished amazing feats or who brought destruction or death to scores of people. Includes an introductory chapter explaining the latest theories of leadership.
Gives academic leaders new insights and practical tools, as well as language and strategies, for fostering a more constructive leadership style that plays to the strengths rather than the weaknesses of their institutions.
Whether you are an executive director, manager, board member, pastor, or key volunteer, the details here will help you achieve so much more. Includes chapters on making good decisions, getting things done, developing your team, and more.
A new scholarly journal which explores dimensions of the development of leadership in high school youth and college students to aid leadership educators who design educational courses and programs for students.
A scholarly journal that combines current research and theories with the best thinking about practice to address issues of concern and interest to those who work with – or have responsibility for policies and programs regarding – college students.