Pedler, M., Burgoyne, J., & Boydell, T. (2010). A manager's guide to leadership an action learning approach. London: McGraw-Hill. Chapters 1-4 describe what is leadership, the challenges of leadership, the context of leadership, and the characteristics of leadership. This Week 1 resource will help students establish the background for weeks to come.
Nayar, V. (2014, August 07). Three Differences Between Managers and Leaders. Harvard Business Review This resource presents theory and poses self-reflection as an intervention focused on improving leader energy.