U.S. Army CAC Department of Command and Leadership Reading List

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This revision was published November 2015.

Power and Influence

Book cover for General Douglas MacArthur Military Leadership Writing Competition: Command and General Staff College 2012 Award Winning Essays

Book cover for Leadership in Organizations

Leading Change

Book cover for Leading Change

Book cover for HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management

Book cover for HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership

Book cover for Leading in a Culture of Change

Organizational Culture and Climate

Book cover for Organizational Culture and Leadership

Book cover for Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind

Developing Ethical Organizations

Book cover for An Introduction to Military Ethics: A Reference Handbook

Book cover for Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Book cover for The Morality of War

Building Organizational Teams

Book cover for The Discipline of Teams

Book cover for The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Learning Organizations

Book cover for Is Yours a Learning Organization? (Harvard Business Review)

Book cover for The Leader's New Work: Building Learning Organizations -- Journal Article

Book cover for Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't

Organizational Vision

Book cover for The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization


Book cover for Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Book cover for Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate

Book cover for On and Off the Record: Colosi on Negotiation

Decision Making

Book cover for HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions

Book cover for How We Decide

Book cover for Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions

Moral Courage

Book cover for The Mystery of Courage

Leader Development

Book cover for On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Classic

Book cover for Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box


Book cover for Managing Your Boss

Book cover for Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

Book cover for HBR's 10 Must Reads on Communication

Emotional Intelligence

Book cover for What Makes A Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters

Book cover for Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence

Book cover for HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People