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Below is a list of recommended books.   You are welcome to visit the library. 

Academic administrator's guide to conflict resolution Sandra Cheldelin
ACT on Life Not on Anger:  The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Problem Anger Georg H. Eifert, Matthew McKay, John P. Forsyth & Steven C. Hayes
Angry All the Time - Second Edition - An Emergency Guide to Anger Control Ronald Potter-Efron
Anxiety at Work - 8 Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty, and Get Stuff Done Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton with Anthony Gostick
Ask for More - 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything Alexandra Carter
Beating the Workplace Bully - A Tactical Guide to Taking Charge Lynne Curry
BIFF - Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns Bill Eddy
Choosing Civility - The Twenty Five Rules of Considerate Conduct P.M. Forni
Communication - The essence of group synergy John E. Baird, Jr. & Sanford B. Weinberg
Conflict Management For Managers - Resolving Workplace, Client, and Policy Disputes Susan S. Raines
Creating Healthy Organizations:  how vibrant workplaces inspire employees to achieve sustainable success Graham S. Lowe
Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron Mcmillian & Al Switzler
Dealing with People You Can't Stand - How to Bring Out the Best in People At Their Worst Rick Brinkman and RIck Kirschner
Difficult Conversations - How to Discuss What Matters Most Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen & Roger Fisher
Dignity - Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict Donna Hicks
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves
Emotional Intelligence - Why It Can Matter More Than IQ Daniel Goleman
Escape from Cluelessness - A Guide for the Organizationally Challenged Lee G. Bolman & Terrence E. Deal
Everything is Workable - A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution Diane Musho Hamilton
Faculty Incivility Darla J. Twale & Barbara M. De Luca
First, Break All the Rules -  What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman
Flawless Consulting - A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used Peter Block
Focus - The Hidden Driver of Excellence Daniel Goleman
Forgive for Good - A PROVEN Prescription for Health and Happiness Frederic Luskin
Getting Along: How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People) Amy Gallo
Getting Past No - Negotiating In Difficult Situations William Ury
Getting Things Done David Allen
Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In Roger Fisher & William Ury
HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict Amy Gallo
How Did That Happen - Holding People Accountable - for Results - The Positive, Principled Way Roger Connors & Tom Smith
How to Be a Dean George Justice
How to Make Meetings Work Michael Doyle & David Straus
Humble Inquiry - The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling Edgar H. Schein
In Sheep's Clothing - Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People George Simon, Jr.
Just Listen - Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone Mark Goulston
Leaders Eat Last - Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't Simon Sinek
Leadership and Self-Deception - Getting Out of the Box The Arbinger Institute
Leading Change John P. Kotter
Learned Optimism -  How to Change Your Mind and Your Life Martin E.P. Seligman
Made to Stick - Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Making Conflict Work - Harnessing the Power of Disagreement Peter T. Coleman & Robert Ferguson
Management of the Absurd Richard Farson
Managing Transitions - Making the Most of Change William Bridges with Susan Bridges
Mastering Civility - A Manifesto for the Workplace Christine Porath
New to the Department Chair - Everything new department chairs need to know to be successful The Chronicle of Higher Education
Our Iceberg is Melting - Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions John Kotter & Holger Rathgeber
People Styles at Work and Beyond Robert Bolton & Dorothy Grover Bolton
Perfect Phrases for  Dealing with Difficult People Susan F. Benjamin
Perfect Phrases for  Managers and Supervisors Meryl Runion
Performance Appraisal Phrase Book - Effective Words, Phrases, and Techniques for Successful Evaluations Corey Sandler and Janice Keefe
Principles:  Life and Work Ray Dalio
Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain
Reframing Organizations - Artistry, Choice, and Leadership Lee G. Bolman & Terrence E. Deal
Resilience:  The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges Steven M. Southwick & Dennis S. Charney
Start with Why - How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action Simon Sinek
Switch - How to Change Things When Change is Hard Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Taming the Abrasive Manager - How to End Unnecessary Roughness in the Workplace Laura Crawshaw
Team building:  a practical guide for trainers Neil Clark
The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team - A Leadership Fable Patrick Lencioni
The 5 Levels of Leadership - Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential John C. Maxwell
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Stephen R. Covey
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - Follow Them and People Will Follow You John C. Maxwell
The Advantage - Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else Pat Lencioni
The Argument Culture - Stopping America's War of Words Deborah Tannen
The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games - Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration Mary Scannell
The Bully at Work - What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job Gary Namie & Ruth F. Namie
The Bully-Free Workplace - Stop Jerks, Weasels, and Snakes from Killing Your Organization Gary Namie & Ruth F. Namie
The Checklist Manifesto - How to Get Things Right Atul Gawande
The Civility Solution - What to do When People Are Rude P.M. Forni
The Coaching Habit - Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever Michael Bungay Stanier
The Complete Guide to Understanding, Controlling, and Stopping Bullies & Bullying at Work:  A Complete Guide for Managers, Supervisors, and Co-Workers Margaret R. Kohut
The Cost of Bad Behavior - How Incivility Is Damaging Your Business and What to Do About It Christine Pearson & Christine Porath
The Culture Code - The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Daniel Coyle
The Dynamics of Conflict Bernard Mayer
The Eight Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution Dudley Weeks
The Energey Bus - 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy Jon Gordon
The Fearless Organization - Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth Amy C. Edmondson
The Inner Work of Racial Justice - Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness Rhonda V. Magee
The Little Book of Talent - 52 Tips for Improving Skills Daniel Coyle
The Mediator's Handbook Jennifer E. Beer & Caroline C. Packard with Eileen Stief
The Neutrality Trap - Disrupting and Connecting for Social Change Bernard Mayer & Jacqueline N. Font-Guzman
The No Asshole Rule:  Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't Robert Sutton
The One Minute Manager Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson
The Person You Mean to Be:  How Good People Fight Bias Dolly Chugh
The Power of a Positive No - Save the Deal, Save the Relationship - And Still Say No William Ury
The Power of Positive Leadership Jon Gordon
The Sociopath Next Door Martha Stout
The Talent Code - Greatness Isn't Born, It's Grown. Daniel Coyle
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job - A Fable For Managers (and their employees) Patrick Lencioni
Think Again Adam Grant
Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
Who Moved My Cheese? - An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life Spencer Johnson
Words that Work - It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear Frank Luntz
Working Relationships:  The Simple Truth About Getting Along with Friends and Foes at Work Bob Wall
You Just Don't Understand - Women and Men in Conversation Deborah Tannen