Looking for more information? Peer recommended books and articles provide an in-depth look at some of the competencies in partnership and community collaboration.
Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading by Ronald A. Heifetz and Martin Linsky. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2002.
21 Partnership Success Factors by Brian O'Neill, NPS
Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change by William Bridges. Philadelphia PA: Da Capo Press, 2009.
Governing by Network: The New Shape of the Public Sector by Stephen Goldsmith and William D. Eggers. Washington, D.C. Brookings Institution Press, 2004.
The Seven Faces of Philanthropy: A New Approach to Cultivating Major Donors by Russ Alan Prince and Karen Maru File, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, Inc. Publishers 1994.
The Trusted Advisor, by Charles Green and Robert Galford, Simon and Schuster, 2001.
The Speed of Trust, by Franklin Covey. New York, Simon and Schuster, 2006.
Team Building: Issues and Alternatives by William G Dyer. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1977.
The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-performance Organization by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith. New York: Collins Business, 2006.
Improving Work Groups: A Practical Manual for Team Building by Dave Francis and Don Young. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 1992.
The Four Tendencies, by Gretchen Rubin. New York: Harmony Books, 2017.
The Leadership Challenge, by James Kouzes and Barry Posner. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons Inc. 2017.
Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985. Print.
Collaboration: Using Networks and Partnerships, edited by John M. Kamensky and Thomas J. Burlin. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004.
Heads Above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program by Robert L. Gulley. Texas A&M University, 2015.
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating by Alan Alda. Random House, 2017
The Tamalpais Lands Collaborative Case Studies, Leigh Goldberg.
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving in by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1983.
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
Making Sense of Intractable Environmental Conflicts by R.J. Lewicki, B. Gray and M. Elliott (eds.). Washington: Island Press, 2013.
Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-power World by Barbara C. Crosby and John M. Bryson. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.
Collaborative Leadership: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference by David D. Chrislip and Carl E. Larson. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994.
Governing by Network the New Shape of the Public Sector by Stephen Goldsmith and William D. Eggers. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2004.
The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell: Little, Brown and Company, 2002.
Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership, by Joseph Jaworski. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011.
The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action, by Don Schon, New York: Basic Books, 1983.
Radical Transformational Leadership: Strategic Action for Change Agents, by Monica Sharma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2017.
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. New York: Random House, 2008.
Smart Thinking for Crazy Times, by Ian Mitroff. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler,1998.
"The Dynamic Nature Of Conflict: A Longitudinal Study Of Intragroup Conflict And Group Performance." By K.A. Jehn and E. A. Mannix. Academy of Management Journal 44, no. 2 (2001): 238-51.
Managing Intergroup Conflict in Industry by Robert R. Blake, Herbert A. Shepard, and Jane Srygley Mouton. Houston, TX: Gulf Pub., 1964.
Influence without Authority by Allan R. Cohen and David L. Bradford. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
Don't be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style by Randy Olson. Washington: Island Press, 2009.
Instant Rapport, by Michael Brooks. New York: Warner Books, 1989.
How to Win Friends & Influence People, Dale Carnegie. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations, by William Ury. New York: Bantam Books, 1993.
Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals, by Susan K. Jacobson. Island Press, 2009
The Courageous Follower: Standing up to & for Our Leaders by Ira Chaleff. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2003.
Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations by Jeffrey Pfeffer. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1992.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey. Provo, UT: Franklin Covey, 1998.
Developing Strategic Alliances by Edwin Richard Rigsbee. Menlo Park, CA: Crisp Publications, 2000.
Leadership and Decision-making by Victor Harold Vroom and Philip W. Yetton. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1973.
The New Leadership: Managing Participation in Organizations by Victor Harold Vroom and Arthur G. Jago. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1988.
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The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter M Senge. New York: Doubleday/Currency, 1990.
Structured Decision Making: A Practical Guide to Environmental Management Choices, by R. Gregory, L. Failing, M. Harstone, G. Long, T. McDaniels, and D. Ohlson. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. www.wiley.com/go/gregory/sdm