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Reference Books for Mentors and Mentees

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Balance & Time Management 

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room - contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

Being Together, Working Apart: Dual-Career Families and the Work-Life Balance by Barbara Schneider & Linda Waite, Cambridge University Press, 2005

Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance  by Rhona Rapoport, Lotte Bailyn, Joyce K. Fletcher et al, Jossey-Bass, 2001

**Getting & Keeping Your Life: Ten Tips for Creating Balance by Johnson West, 2005

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen, Penguin, 2002

Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples: What the Opt-Out Phenomenon Can Teach Us about Work and Family by Karine Moe, University of Georgia Press, 2009

Mama, PhD: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life by Elrena Evans, Rutgers University Press, 2008

Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out by Emily Monosson, Cornell University Press, 2008

Mothers on the Fast Track: How a Generation Can Balance Family and Careers by Mary Ann Mason, Oxford University Press, 2008

Off-ramps and On-ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success  by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Harvard Business School Press, 2007

Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life  by David Allen, Penguin, 2004

Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life by Robert Drago, Dollars & Sense, 2007

Time Management Secrets for Working Women by Ruth Klein, Sourcebooks, 2005

Work and Family - Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices by Stewart D. Friedman, Oxford University Press, 2000

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Career Development  

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room - contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

Athena Unbound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology by Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor & Brian Uzzi, Cambridge University Press, 2000

Collaborative Competition: A Womans Guide to Succeeding by Competing  by Katherine C. Mayer, Collaborative Competition Press, 2009

**Disappearing Acts: Gender, Power, and Relational Practice At Work by Joyce K. Fletcher, MIT Press, 2001

Every Other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists  by Ellen Daniell, Yale University Press, 2008

Hardball for Women, Rev Ed by Pat Heim & Susan Galant, Plume, 2005

How To Succeed In Academics, 2nd Edition, by Linda McCabe & Edward McCabe, University of California Press, 2010

How to Succeed in Business Without a Penis: Secrets & Strategies for Working Women by Karen Salmansohn, Author's Choice Press, 2006

The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America by Ann K. Boulis and Jerry A. Jacobs, Cornell University Press, 2008

**Learning From Other Women: How to Benefit From the Knowledge, Wisdom & Experience of Female Mentors by Carolyn S. Duff, AMACOM, 1999 

Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World by Paula Caplan, Univ. of Toronto Press, 1993

On Becoming a Woman Leader: Learning from the Experiences of University Presidents  Susan Madsen, Jossey-Bass, 2008

Play Like a Man, Win like a Woman by Gail Evans, Broadway, 2001 

Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing by Robert Boice, New Forums Press, 1990

Standing at the Crossroads: Next Steps for High-Achieving Women by Marian N. Ruderman, Jossey-Bass, 2002

Success Strategies for Women in Science: A Portable Mentor, Academic Press, 2005

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They'd Learned Sooner by Peggy Klaus, Collins Business, 2007

The Loudest Duck: Moving Beyond Diversity while Embracing Differences to Achieve Success at Work by Laura A. Liswood, Wiley, 2009

The Woman Scientist: Meeting the Challenges for a Successful Career by Clarice M. Yentsch and Carl J. Sindermann, Plenum Press, 2003

This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine by Eliza Lo Chin, Oxford University Press, 2003

True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership by Anne Bruce, McGraw-Hill, 2003

What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School: 199 Helpful Hints for Success in Your Academic Career by Paul Grey & David Drew, Stylus Publishing, 2008

**Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women by Virginia Valian, MIT Press, 1999

Who Succeeds in Science: The Gender Dimension by Gerhard Sonnert, Rutgers University Press, 1995

**Women In Medicine: Getting In, Growing & Advancing by Janet Bickel, Sage Publications, 2000

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Communication Skills 

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room - contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

A Woman's Guide to the Language of Success: Communicating with Confidence and Power by Paula Mindell, Prentice Hall, 2002

**Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It by Peggy Klaus, Business Plus, 2003

**Calling the Circle: The First & Future Culture  by Christina Baldwin, Bantam, 1998

Genderspeak: Men, Women and the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Elgin, John Wiley and Sons, 1993

GenderSpeak: Personal Effectiveness in Gender Communication by Diana K. Ivy & Phil Backlund, Allyn & Bacon, 2007

How to Say It For Women by Phyllis Mindell, Prentice-Hall, 2001

How To Say It Performance Reviews: Phrases and Strategies for Painless and Productive Performance Reviews by Meryl Runion, Prentice Hall Press, 2006

Talking From 9 to 5: Women and Men in the Workplace by Deborah Tannen, Avon Books, 1995

**You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen, Ballentine Books, 2001

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Difficult Conversation & Conflict Management

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room -contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

Coward's Guide to Conflict: Empowering Solutions for Those Who Would Rather Run Than Fight by Tim Ursiny, Sourcebooks, 2003

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, McGraw-Hill, 2002

**Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Penguin Books, 2000

Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do About It  by Darla Twale & Barbara DeLuca, Jossey-Bass, 2008

Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations by William Ury, Bantam Books, 1993 

I Can't Believe She Did That!: Why Women Betray Other Women at Work  by Nan Mooney, St. Martin's Griffin, 2006

In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop by Pat Heim, Susan Murphy & Susan Golant, Tarcher, 2003

Mean Girls Grown Up: Adult Women Who Are Still Queen Bees, Middle Bees, and Afraid-to-Bees by Cheryl Dellasega, Wiley, 2007

Psychological Warfare At Work: How Harassers and Bullies Injure Individuals and Organizations by Patricia Spindel, Spindel & Associates, 2008

The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job  by Gary Namie & Ruth Namie, Sourcebooks, 2009 

**The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict by Christopher W. Moore, Jossey Bass, 2003 

The Power of Positive No: How To Say No & Still Get to Yes by William Ury, Bantam, 2007

**The Third Side: Why We Fight & How We Can Stop  by William Ury, Penguin, 2000 

Toxic Coworkers: How to Deal with Dysfunctional People on the Job  by Alan Cavaiola & Neil Lavendar, New Harbinger Publications, 2000

Tripping the Prom Queen: The Truth About Women and Rivalry  by Susan Shapiro Barash, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007

Woman's Inhumanity to Woman  by Phyllis Chesler, Lawrence Hill Books, 2009

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** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room -contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

**A Woman's Guide to Successful Negotiating: How To Convince, Collaborate, & Create Your Way to Agreement by Lee E. Miller & Jessica Miller, McGraw-Hill, 2002

Ask For It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want  by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever, Bantam, 2008

Fearless Negotiating: The Wish, Want, Walk Method to Reaching Agreements That Work by Michael Donaldson, McGraw-Hill, 2007

**Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William Ury, Penguin, 1991

Negotiating at an Uneven Table: A Practical Approach to Dealing with Difference & Diversity by Phyllis Kritek, Jossey Bass, 2002

**The Good Girl's Guide to Negotiating by Elizabeth Austin & Leslie Whitaker, Little, Brown & Company, 2001

Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation - and Positive Strategies for Change  by Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever, Bantam, 2007

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Leadership & Mentoring

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room - contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

**1001 Ways to Inspire Your Organization, Your Team & Yourself by David E. Rye, Career Press, 1998

**A Hand Up: Women Mentoring Women In Science by Association for Women In Science, 2005

A Manager's Guide to Coaching: Simple and Effective Ways to Get the Best From Your Employees by Anne Loehr and Brian Emerson, AMACOM, 2008

Be Your Own Mentor by Anne Bruce, McGraw-Hill, 2007

Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others by John Maxwell & Jim Dornan, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2006

Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership by Kathleen Jamieson, Oxford Univ. Press, 1997 

Clear Leadership, Revised Edition: Sustaining Real Collaboration and Partnership at Work by Gervase Bushe, Intercultural Press, 2010

**Coaching & Mentoring for Dummies by Marty Brounstein, IDG Books, 2000

**Coaching, Counseling & Mentoring: How to Choose and Use the Right Technique to Boost Employee Performance by Florence Stone, AMACOM, 2007

**Developing High-Performance People: The Art of Coaching by Oscar Mink, Keith Owen & Barbara Mink, Perseus Books, 1993 

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ (10th Anniversary Ed) by Daniel Goleman, Bantam, 2006

Empowering the Faculty: Mentoring Redirected and Renewed by Gaye Luna and Deborah Cullen, Higher Education Reports, 1995

Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership by Lin Coughlin Ellen Wingard & Keith Hollihan, Jossey-Bass, 2005

Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success by Deborah M. Kolb, Jossey-Bass, 2004

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life  by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston & Geoffrey Lewis, Crown Business, 2009

**If I'm Leading, Why Aren't They Following? Creating High Performance Work Groups by Johnson West, 2001

Leading From the Front: No-Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women  by Courtney Lynch & Angie Morgan, McGraw-Hill, 2006 

**Learning Journeys: Top Management Experts Share Hard-Earned Lessons on Becoming Great Mentors & Leaders by Marshall Goldsmith, Beverly Kaye & Ken Shelton, Davies-Black Publishing, 2000

**Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming A Leader by Warren Bennis & Joan Goldsmith, Addison-Wesley, 1997

**Making the Most of Being Mentored, Second Edition: Mentors Help. Mentees Do. by Gordon F. Shea, Crisp Publications, 2009

**Mentoring: Helping Employees Reach Their Full Potential by Gordon E. Shea, AMA Management Briefing, 1994

Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, Richard e. Bayatzis & Annie McKell, Harvard Business Press, 2004

Principle-Centered Leadership by Stephen Covey, Simon and Schuster, 1994

See Jane Lead: 99 Ways for Women to Take Charge at Work by Lois Frankel, Business Plus, 2009

**Sharing Wisdom: the Practical Art of Giving & Receiving Mentoring by Robert J. Wicks, Crossroad Publishing Company, 2000

**Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest by Peter Block, Berrett Koehler, 1996

Stop Managing, Start Coaching by Jerry Gilly & Nathaniel Boughton, McGraw Hill, 2003

**The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People  by Stephen Covey, Simon and Schuster, 2004

**The Art of Mentoring: Lead, Follow and Get Out of the Way by Shirley Peddy, Bullion Books, 2001

**The Mentor's Spirit: Life Lessons on Leadership and the Art of Encouragement by Marsha Sinetar, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999

**The Vitality of Senior Faculty Members by Carole Bland and William Berquist, Higher Education Reports, 1997

Through the Labyrinth: The Truth about How Women Become Leaders (Center for Public Leadership) by Alice Hendrickson Eagly, Harvard Business School Press, 2007

Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World by Linda Tarr-Whelan, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009

Women, Mentors and Success by Joan Jeruchim and Peter Shapiro, Ballantine Books, 1992

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Management Skills

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room -contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave: How To Recognize the Subtle Signs & Act Before It's Too Late  by Leigh Branham, AMACOM, 2005

A Few Good Women: Breaking the Barriers to Top Management by Jane White, Prentice Hall, 1992 

Becoming a Successful Manager: How to Make a Smooth Transition from Managing Yourself to Managing Others by Jack H. Grossman, McGraw-Hill, 2001

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense: Profiting From Evidence-Based Management  by Jeffrey Pfeffer & Robert Sutton, Harvard Business Press, 2007

Love 'em or Lose 'em: Getting Good People to Stay (4th ed) by Beverly Kaye & Sharon Jordan-Evans, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2008

Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Any Management Situation by Meryl Runion, McGraw-Hill, 2004

The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch): Valuable Lessons, Smart Suggestions, and True Stories for Succeeding as the Chick-in-Charge by Caitlin Friedman, Broadway, 2007 

The New Art of Managing People, Updated and Revised: Person-to-Person Skills, Guidelines, and Techniques Every Manager Needs to Guide, Direct, and Motivate the Team by Tony Alessandra, Free Press, 2008

What to Do When You Become The Boss: How New Managers Become Successful Managers by Bob Selden, Outskirts Press, 2007

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Older but relevant titles available for borrowing 

** Available for borrowing from the OWIMS Mentoring Resource Room -contact Diana Cornelison at  or 713-4222 

**All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum, Villard Books, 1988

**Coaching, Counseling & Mentoring: How to Choose and Use the Right Technique to Boost Employee Performance  by Florence Stone, AMACOM, 1999

**Effective Coaching by Marshall Cook, McGraw Hill, 1999

**How to Put Ten Hours in an Eight Hour Day by Kay Johnson & Susan Harrison, Johnson West Associates, 1995 

**How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others: Becoming a Person of Influence by John Maxwell & Jim Dornan, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1997

**Leadership for Dummies by Marshall Loeb & Stephen Kindell, IDG Books, 1999 

**Making Mentoring Happen by Kathy Lacey, Business & Professional Publishing, 1999

**Mentoring At Work: Developmental Relationships in Organizational Life by Kathie Kram, University Press of American, 1988 

**Mentoring Executives and Directors by David Clutterbuck & David Magginson, Butterworth Heinemann, 1999 

**National Workshop on Mentoring by US Public Health Services, Office on Women's Health and DHHS, 1998

**Negotiating For Dummies by Michael Donaldson & Mimi Donaldson, Wiley Publishing, 1996 

**Pocket Mentoring by the Association of Women Surgeons, 2001

**Stop Managing, Start Coaching by Jerry Gilly & Nathaniel Boughton, McGraw Hill, 1996 

**Walking Out On the Boys by Frances K. Conley, MD, Farrar, Straus & Girous, 1998

**Women of Science: Righting the Record  by G Kass-Simon & Patricia Farnes, Indiana University Press, 1990

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