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LUBS1070 - Module Reading List

Personal Tutorials for Economics and Management, 2013/14, Semester 1, 2
Peter Hughes
P.T.Hughes@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no single book that covers the whole of the module. Some of the books in the list will be particularly useful in support of one or more sessions. Other books listed may contain sections useful for your coursework or for following up a particular theme of interest to you.

*Available in the Careers Centre

**Available from the University of Leeds Library

General Careers

* The Guardian guide to careers - Jimmy Leach, Guardian Books 2008, ISBN: 9780852650844

* Turn your degree into a career : a step-by-step guide to achieving your dream career - Michael Collins and Benjamin Scott, How to Books 2003, ISBN: 1857038673

* The Times A-Z of careers & jobs - Susan Hodgson, Kogan Page 2007, ISBN: 9780749449773

* The graduate career handbook : making the right start for a bright future - Shirley Jenner, Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2000. ISBN: 0273644289

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Skills for Employability

** The art of crazy paving : volunteering for enhanced employability. - Student Volunteering U.K. 2001

* Employability skills – David Hind and Stuart Moss, Business Education Publishers 2005, ISBN: 1901888401

Graduates' work : organisational change and students' attributes - Lee Harvey, Sue Moon and Vicki Geall, Centre for Research into Quality 1997, ISBN: 1-85920 111 3

** Competence in the learning society - John Raven and John Stephenson Peter Lang Publishing, 2001, ISBN: 978-0820451649

* Work placements : a survival guide for students - Christine Fanthome, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, ISBN: 1403934347

** Managing your placement : a skills-based approach - Ian Herbert & Andrew Rothwell, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, ISBN: 0333987284

** Management : a skills approach - Phillip L. Hunsaker, Pearson Prentice Hall 2005, ISBN 0-13144186-8

** Developing management skills - David A. Whetten & Kim S. Cameron, Pearson Prentice Hall 2007, ISBN 13: 9780131747425

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Academic Skills

Study Skills for Business and Management Students - Barbara Allan (2009) Open University Press/McGraw Hill ISBN13 - 978-033522854-6

How to get a good degree - Phil Race (2007) Open University Press/McGraw Hill ISBN13 - 978-033522265-0

How to improve your assignment results - Colin Neville (2009) - Open University Press/McGraw Hill ISBN13 978-033523437-0

Business degree success - Jonathan Groucutt (2008) Palgrave Macmillan - ISBN 9780230506459

How to use your reading in your essays - Jeanne Godfrey (2009) Palgrave Macmillan - ISBN 9780230205406

Write it right - John Peck and Martin Coyle (2005) Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 9781403994875

* The Study Skills Handbook - Stella Cottrell, Palgrave Study Guides,3rd ed, ISBN: 0230573053

* Skills for success : the personal development planning handbook - Stella Cottrell, Palgrave Macmillan 2003, ISBN: 1403911320

* Effective study skills - Geraldine Price, Pat Maier, 2007, ISBN: 1405840730

** - Sandra Sinfield, Tom Burns, SAGE Publications Ltd, 2nd Ed, ISBN: 9781412945851 Essential study skills : the complete guide to success at university

* The Student Skills Guide - Sue Drew and Rosie Bingham, Gower 2001, ISBN: 0-566-08430-9

The business student's handbook : learning skills for study and employment : - Sheila Cameron (2009). FT Prentice Hall, ISBN 978-0273730712

** Developing essential study skills – Elaine Payne and Lesley Whittaker, FT prentice Hall 2006, ISBN: 1405840870

** Competence in the learning society - John Raven and John Stephenson, Peter Lang Publishing, ISBN: 0820451649

** Critical thinking for students : learn the skills of critical assessment and effective argument - Roy Van den Brink-Budgen, How to Books, 2000, ISBN: 9781857036343

** How to write better essays - Bryan Greetham, Palgrave MacMillan 2008, ISBN: 9780230224803

“Style, strategy and skill in reading” Learning strategies and learning styles - J R Kirby (1988), ed. R R Schmeck. New York, Plenum Press

The smarter student Kathleen McMillan & Jonathan Weyers, Pearson Prentice Hall 2009. ISBN 978 -0273718673

** How to write essays & assignments - Kathleen McMillan & Jonathan Weyers Pearson Education 2007, ISBN: 0273713574

** Reflection in learning and Professional development - J Moon (1999), Kogan Page, London, ISBN: 074943452X

** Learning Journals: a Handbook for Academics, Students and Professional Development - J Moon (2006), Taylor & Francis Ltd, ISBN: 0415403758

Getting to grips with punctuation and grammar - Catherine Hilton, Margaret Hyder LETTS, 1992, ISBN: 1-85758-090-7

Improve your punctuation and grammar : master the essentials of the English language and write with greater confidence - Marion Field, How to Books 2008, ISBN: 9781845283292

** Eats, shoots & leaves : the zero tolerance approach to punctuation – Lynne Truss, Profile Books 2004 ISBN: 1861976127

Blackwells’ Bookshops Guides Improve your memory

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Reflection and Personal Development planning

** Keeping a personal-professional journal - M Holly, Deakin University Press 1991

Course-based profiling : case studies from Oxford Brookes.. – Case studies from Oxford Brookes - A Jenkins(editor), Oxford Brookes University 1999

Journal keeping : how to use reflective writing for learning, teaching, professional insight and positive change - Dannelle D. Stevens and Joanne E. Cooper, ISBN: 978-1579222154

** Learning Journals: a Handbook for Academics, Students and Professional Development - J Moon, Taylor & Francis Ltd 2006, ISBN: 0415403758

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Theories: personality type, team roles, learning styles and motivation

* Management Teams: Why they succeed or fail - R Meredith Belbin (2004), ISBN: 0750659106

** The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator : a critical review and practical guide - Rowan Bayne

** A comparison of Myers Briggs type indicator profiles and Belbin team roles - Malcolm Higgs, Henley Management College 1996, ISBN: 1861810261

Motivation and Personality - Abraham Maslow. New York: Harper and Row 1987, 3rd Ed. ISBN: 0060419873

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Job seeking

* How to get the best graduate job : insider strategies for success in the graduate job market – David Wiliams, Anthony Hesketh and Phil Brown, Pearson Education 2006, ISBN: 9780273703556

* Brilliant job hunter's manual : your complete guide to getting the job you want - Angela Fagan, Prentice Hall, 2003, ISBN: 0273663151

* The job application handbook : proven strategies and effective techniques for selling yourself to an employer - Judith Johnstone, How to Books, 2004, ISBN: 1857039920

* CVs for graduates - Gerald Higginbottom, How to Books 2002, ISBN: 1 85703 831 2

* How to write a great CV : discover what interviewers are looking for, focus on your strengths and perfect your presentation - Paul McGee, How to Books 2007, ISBN: 9781857038927

* Brilliant CV - Jim Bright & Joanne Earl, Pearson Books 2005, ISBN: 02737021-4

* Handling tough job interviews - Julie-Ann Amos, How to Books, 2004, ISBN: 1857038452

* Great answers to tough interview Questions - Martin John Yate, Kogan Page, 2005, ISBN: 0749443561

* Brilliant answers to tough interview questions : smart answers to whatever they can throw at you - Susan Hodgson, Pearson Prentice Hall,2005. ISBN: 0273704877

* Brilliant psychometric and other selection tests : tests you might have to sit, and how to prepare for them - Susan Hodgson, Prentice Hall Business, 2003. ISBN: 0273661655

* Practice tests for verbal reasoning : advanced level - Jeremy Kourdi, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. ISBN: 0340812354

* Practice tests for diagrammatic and abstract reasoning - Peter Rhodes, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. ISBN: 0340812370

* Practice tests for data interpretation - Sally Vanson, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. ISBN: 0340812362

* Practice tests for numerical reasoning: Advanced level - Bernice Walmsley, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. ISBN: 0340812388

* How to succeed at an assessment centre - Harry Tolley, Kogan Page, 2006, ISBN: 079434783

This list was last updated on 28/09/2009