Loyola University Chicago

Student Leadership Development

Student Life & Engagement

Activities & Resources

The following activities and books are available for loan by members of Loyola University community

Icebreaker and Team-Building Books:

Scannel, M., & Scannell, E. E. (2010) The Big Book of Team Motivating Games. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Caroselli, M. (1998) Great Session Openers, Closers, and Energizers: Quick Activities For Warming Up Your Audience And Ending On A High Note. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

West, E. (1997) 201 Icebreakers, Group Mixers, Warm-Ups, Energizers, and Playful Activities: Great for Trainers, Speakers, and Group Facilitators. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Miller, B. C. (2004) Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers: 50 Exercises that get Results in Just 15 Minutes. New York, NY: AMACOM.

Ukens, L. L. (2000) Energize Your Audience! 75 Quick Activities that Get Them Started… and Keep Them Going! San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.

Biech, E. (2008) The Pfeiffer Book of Successful Team-Building Tools: Second Edition. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.

Denney, N. (2004) How to Zing Your Life and Leadership. Mason, OH: Viaticum Press.

Other Books and Resources:

Allen, K., & Cherrey, C. (2000) Systemic Leadership. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. (2001) Leading With Soul: an Uncommon Journey of Spirit. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bridges, H. (1997) Who I Am Makes a Difference. Del Mar, CA: Difference Makers International.

Burns, M. J. (1978) Leadership. New York, NY: Harper and Row.

Chandler, S., & Richardson, S. (2005)  100 Ways to Motivate Others. Franklin lakes, NJ: Career Press.

Davis, A. (2009) Hearing the Call Across Tradition. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing.

Davis, A., & Lynn, E. (2006) The Civically Engaged Reader. Chicago, Il: The Great Books Foundation.

Davis, J. (2006) Leading with Greatness!. USA: Jermaine M. Davis.

Clifton, D. O., & Anderson, E. (2004) Strengths Quest. Washington D.C.: The Gallup Organization.

De Pree, M. (2004) Leadership is an Art. New York, NY: Doubleplay.

Denney, N. (2004) How to Zing Your Life and Leadership. Mason, OH: Viaticum Press.

Ender, S. C., & Newton, F. B. (2000) Students Helping Students. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Greenleaf, R. K. (1998) The Power of Servant Leadership. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

Greenleaf, R. K. (1977) Servant Leadership. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Kezar, A., Carducci, R., & Contreras-McGavin, M. (2006) Rethinking the “L” Word in Higher Education. San Francisco, CA: Wiley Periodicals.

Komives, S., Lucas, N., & McMahon, T. (1998) Exploring Leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Kouzes, J., Posner, B. (2008) The Student Leadership Challenge. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Matusak, L. R. (1997) Finding Your Voice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Maxwell, J. C. (1993) Developing the Leader Within You. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Komives, S., & Wagner (2009) W. Leadership for a Better World. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Northouse, P. (2007) Leadership Theory and Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Rath, T., & Conchie, B. (2008) Strengths Based Leadership. New York, NY: Gallup Press.

Rost, J. (1991) Leadership for the Twenty-First Century. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Terkel, S. (2006) This I Believe.  New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company.