1. Course Texts 3 items
    There is NO one core course text used extensively week after week; instead there are weekly essentials + recommended The main course text (Pfeffer) is bought for all students by the MBA Office so the limited number of hard copies in the Library is no problem.
    1. Leadership BS: fixing workplaces and careers one truth at a time - Jeffrey Pfeffer 2015, ©2015

      Book Essential Starting with Introduction and chapter 1 (pp 1-61)

    2. Chapter 2:Behaviours

      Chapter Essential

  2. Week One: Declining trust in leadership and the democratic disconnect 1 item
    1. The Democratic Disconnect - Foa, R.S and Mounck, Y.

      Article Essential

  3. Week Two: The halo effect and judging leadership capabilities 3 items
    1. Financialization and strategy: narrative and numbers - Julie Froud 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended GE case especially pp 317-363

  4. Week Three: The framing of choice via Kahneman + Tversky 3 items
    1. Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk - Kahneman, D. and Tversky, A.

      Article Recommended Especially problems 5 and 6.

    2. The framing of decisions and the psychology of choice - A Tversky, D Kahneman 30/01/1981

      Article Recommended Especially problems 1 and 2, 8 and 9

  5. Week Four: Calculable risk vs uncertainty 3 items
  6. Week Five: Narrative and numbers 4 items
    1. Seeing like a state: how certain schemes to improve the human condition have failed - James C. Scott ©1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapters 9 and 10, pp.309-57

    2. Trade Associations, Narrative and Elite Power - Andrew Bowman, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Karel Williams 09/2017

      Article Recommended

  7. Week Six: Thin simplifications 1 item
  8. Week Seven and Eight: Trump case (full references in case) 7 items
    1. Presidential leadership - Goethals, George R

      Article Recommended

    2. Presidential Power and the Modern President - Neustadt, R

      Article Essential Extract from Above Book

    3. The Double-Edged Sword of Grandiose Narcissism - Ashley L. Watts, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sarah Francis Smith, Joshua D. Miller 12/2013

      Article Recommended