Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
The recommended reading for the module is:
Pattison, Lynn  Professional skills and employability., Pearson, Higher Education .
This customised book is a compilation from different authors specialising in academic and professional skills development.
Team / group work:
Adair, John, Effective teambuilding, Gower, 2009
Hayes, John.  Interpersonal skills at work 2nd edition, Routledge, 2002.
Levin, Peter,  Successful teamwork! : for undergraduates and taught postgraduates working on group projects, Open University Press, 2005. (also available as an on line resource).
HaFons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner.  Riding the waves of culture: understanding cultural diversity in business / Edition 3rd edition. Nicholas Brealey, 2012
Meyer, Erin The culture map : decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures 2015, International edition.
Intercultural communication : an advanced resource book ISBN: 041527060x; 0415270618 (pbk.) : £16.99. Routledge, 2004 (also available as an online resource)
Schein,E Organizational culture and leadership 4th ed. Jossey-Bass, 2010 (also available as an online resource)
Academic / study skills:
Davies, Martin  Study skills for international postgraduates Palgrave study skills, 2011
McMillan, K and Weyers, J,  The study skills book, 2nd edition Harlow, Pearson, 2011. ( 3rd edition is available as an on line resource).
McMillan, Kathleen; Weyers, Jonathan D. B  How to improve your critical thinking & reflective skills [electronic resource] Pearson, 2013 (available as an on line resource).
Ramsay, Paul; Maier,Pat and Price, Geraldine Study skills for business and management students Pearson, 2010
Reflective writing and personal development planning:
Cottrell, Stella, , Skills for success: personal development and employability, 3rd edition,Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
McCarthy, P and Hatcher, C,  Presentation skills : the essential guide for students, Sage 2002.
Van Emden, J and Becker, L.  Presentation skills for students 2nd edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
The Application Process:
Faust, B and Faust, M.  Pitch yourself : the most effective CV you'll ever write. The best interview you'll ever give. Secure the job you really want. 2nd Edition, Pearson, 2006
Innes, James, , The interview book : your definitive guide to the perfect interview, 2nd edition, Pearson, 2012 (available as an on line resource).
Ros, Jay,  Brilliant interview : what employers want to hear and how to say it 3rd edition, Pearson, 2011
Parkinson, Mark,  How to master psychometric tests: expert advice on test preparation with practice questions from leading test providers 4th Edition, Kogan Page, 2010. ( available as an on line resource).
Skills @ library http://library.leeds.ac.uk/skills
Skills@Library provides academic skills teaching and e-learning support.
University of Leeds Careers Centre homepage: http://careerweb.leeds.ac.uk/
Information and advice to help you in your job search, including a vacancy database
CV’s, Applications & Interviews: http://careerweb.leeds.ac.uk/info/2/cvs_applications_and_interviews
This list was last updated on 27/07/2017