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Human Resources is pleased to recommend various Harvard Business Review articles for supervisor development. Please visit the Pepperdine Library website to search for Harvard Business Review articles.

Being an Effective Leader and Manager

Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?
Zaleznik, A. (1977). Managers and leaders: Are they different? Harvard Business Review, 55(3), 67-78.

What Leaders Really Do
Kotter, J. P. (2001). What leaders really do. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 85-96.

What Makes a Leader? 
Goleman, D. (2004). What makes a leader? Harvard Business Review, 82(1), 82-91.

Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?
Goffee, R., & Jones, G. (2000). Why should anyone be led by you? (cover story). Harvard Business  Review, 78(5), 62-70.

Management Time: Who's Got the Monkey? 
Oncken, J., Wass, D. L., & Covey, S. R. (1999). Management time: Who's got the monkey? Harvard Business Review, 77(6), 178.

The Manager's Job: Folklore and Fact  
Mintzberg, H. (1975). The manager's job: Folklore and fact. Harvard Business Review, 53(4), 49-61.

What Great Managers DO 
Buckingham, M. (2005). What great managers do. Harvard Business Review, 83(3), 70-79.

Putting Leadership Back Into Strategy  
Montgomery, C. A. (2008). Putting leadership back into strategy. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 86(1), 54-60.

A Leader's Framework for Decision Making 
Snowden, D. J., & Boone, M. E. (2007). A leader's framework for decision making. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 68-76.

Building and Managing Effective Teams

Managing Multicultural Teams  
Brett, J., Behfar, K., & Kern, M. C. (2006). Managing multicultural teams. Harvard Business Review, 84(11), 84-91.

Managing Your Boss 
Gabarro, J. J., & Kotter, J. P. (2005). Managing your boss. Harvard Business Review, 83(1), 92-99.

8 Ways to Build Collaborative Teams  
Gratton, L., & Erickson, T. J. (2007). 8 ways to build collaborative teams. Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 100-109.

Are You Picking the Right Leaders? 
Sorcher, M., & Brant, J. (2002). Are you picking the right leaders? Harvard Business Review, 80(2), 78-85.

Developing and Leading Your Staff

What Can Coaches Do for You? 
Coutu, D., Kauffman, C., Charan, R., Peterson, D. B., Maccoby, M., Scoular, P., & Grant, A. M. (2009). What can coaches do for you? Harvard Business Review, 87(1), 91-97.

Leadership That Gets Results 
Goleman, D. (2000). Leadership that gets results. Harvard Business Review, 78(2), 78-90.

One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?
Herzberg, F. (1987). One more time: How do you motivate employees? Harvard Business Review, 65(5), 109-120.

The Set-Up-To-Fail Syndrome 
Manzoni, J., & Barsoux, J. (1998). The set-up-to-fail syndrome. Harvard Business Review, 76(2), 101-113.