Professional Development Library

Purpose:  To assist in the professional development of Prairie View A&M University Business Affairs’ staff members.

Who can borrow materials from this library?

All Business Affairs’ staff members.

How do I check out materials?

Come to Suite 116 in the A.I. Thomas Building to sign the check-out sheet and to obtain the materials.

How long can I retain the materials?

Items can be checked out for one month with renewals for additional month if no one else has expressed an interest in them.
Limit: One item at a time.

Professional Development Materials

  1. 8 Winning to Creating a Successful Special Event, Dwayne Ashley and Carol Campbell (Book)
  2. 67 Presentation Secrets to Won Any Audience, Dianne Booher (Book)
  3. 501 Ideas for Your Compliance and Ethics Program, Joseph Murphy (Book)
  4. Academically Adrift Limited Learning on College Campuses, Richard Arum, Josipa Roksa
  5. African American Art, The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of (Book) 
  6. America and the New Global Economy, Taught by: Professor Timothy Taylor (CD)
  7. An Analyst’s Guide to Government Financial Statements, Dean Michael Mead (Book)
  8. Assessing the Impact of the Spellings Commission: The Message, the Messenger, and the Dynamics of Change in Higher Education, Brend D. Ruben, Ph.D., Laurie Lewis, Ph.D., Louise Sandmeyer, M.A. with Travis Russ, Ph.D., Stacy Smulowitz, M.A., Kate Immordino, Ph.D. (Book)
  9. Become a Better You, Joel Osteen (CD)
  10. Black Boy,Richard Wright (Book)
  11. Boldly Sustainable, Peter Bardaglio and Andrea Putman (NACUBO) (Book)
  12. Budgeting, Nils H. Rasmussen, Christopher J. Eichorn (Book)
  13. Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer’s Craft, Taught by: Professor Brooks Landon (CD)
  14. The Business Case for Renewable Energy: A Guide for Colleges and Universities, Andrea Putman & Michael Phillips (Book)
  15. Business Case for Renewable Energy, The: A Guide for Colleges and Universities, Andrea Putman & Michael Phillips (Book)
  16. California System, The Governing and Management Principles and Their Link to Academic Excellence, David P. Gardner, Ph.D. (book)
  17. Collaborative Strategic Planning in Higher Education, Patrick Sanaghan NACUBO (Book)
  18. College University Budgeting, 2nd Edition NACUBO (Book)
  19. College & University Budgeting: An Introduction for Faculty and Academic Administrators, Larry Goldstein (Book)
  20. Communicating with Poise and Power (2 CD’s)
  21. Compensation 11th edition, George Milkovich, Jerry Newman and Berry Gerhart (2 Books)
  22. Discovering the Soul of Service, Leonard L. Berry (Book)
  23. Economics, 3rd Edition, Taught by: Professor Timothy Taylor (CD)
  24. Education for Judgment, Christensen Garvin Sweet (Book)
  25. Educational Policy and The Law, Yudof, Kirp, Levin, Moran (Book)
  26. Effective Compliance System, David B Crawford, Charles G. Chaffin, Scott Scarborough (Book)
  27. Empowering Yourself, Harvey J. Coleman (Book)
  28. Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations, 5th Edition John H. Engstrom, Leon E. Hay (Book)
  29. Excel 2007 for Dummies, Greg Harvey, PhD (Book)
  30. Financial Planning Toolbox – A Companion to The Small College Guide to Financial Health: Beating the Odds, Michael K. Townsley, Ph. D. (CD)
  31. First Things First, Stephen R. Covey (Book)
  32. Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way From Confrontation To Cooperation, William Ury (Book)
  33. Getting To Yes Negotiation Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher and William Ury
  34. Global Marketing for the Digital Age, Bill Bishop (Book)
  35. Good To Great, Jim Collins (CD)
  36. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America, Thomas L. Friedman, Read by Oliver Wyman (CD)
  37. How to Excel as a Team Leader, SkillPath Publications (2 CD’s)
  38. How to Stand Out as a Manager or Supervisor, SkillPath Publications ( 2 CD’s)
  39. How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Michael J. Galb (Book)
  40. Leadership Lessons of the Navy Seals, Jeff Cannon (CD)
  41. Leavin’ a Testimony, Patsy Cravens (Book)
  42. Management Control in Nonprofit Organizations, Sixth Edition, Anthony Young (Book)
  43. Managing and Collecting Student Accounts and Loans, David  R. Glezerman & Dannis DeSantis (Book)
  44. Managing The Non-Profit Organization, Peter F. Drucker (Book)
  45. Managing Unacceptable Employee Behavior, SkillPath Publications ( 2 CD’s)
  46. MBA in a Box (Practical Ideas from the Best Brains in Business) by:  Joel Kurtzman with Glenn Rifkin & Victoria Griffith
  47. Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird (DVD)
  48. Measuring Institutional Performance in Higher Education, Edited by William F. Massy and Joel W. Meyerson (Book)
  49. On Becoming a Productive University, Edited by James E. Groccia and Judith E. Miller (Book)
  50. Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education, Edited by Peter Hernon and Robert E. Dugan (Book)
  51. Presentation and Analysis of Financial Management Information, 2nd Edition, Lay Kenton (Book Project Management – Made Easy, Entrepreneur Press and Sid Kemp
  52. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape our Decisions, Dan Ariely (Book)
  53. Protecting your Company’s Intellectual Property, Deborah E. Bouchoux (Book)
  54. Questions of Value, Taught by: Professor Patrick Grim (CD)
  55. Ratio Analysis in Higher Education, Prager, McCarthy and Seally, LLC (Book)
  56. Should I Stay or Should go?, Tara Schulstad Sciscoe (Book)
  57. So, What’s Your Point?, James C. Wetherbe, Bond Wetherbe (Book)
  58. Stepping as Forward as Stewards of Place, AASCU (book)
  59. Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education Sixth Edition, SkillPath Publications (Book)
  60. Strategic Financial Challenges for Higher Education: How to Achieve Quality, Accountability, and Innovation, Lucie Lapovsky, Donna Klinger Editors (Book)
  61. Strategic Planning in Higher Education: A Guide for Leader-Member, Sherrie A. Tromp and Brent D. Ruben (Book)
  62. Strengths Finder 2.0, Tom Rath (Book)
  63. Student-Centered Financial Services: Innovations That Succeed, Edited by Nancy Sinsabaugh (Book)
  64. Supervisory Solutions ( 6 skills you need to succeed in management) , Janet Kirch ( DVD)
  65. The 7 Great Truths About Successful Women, Marion Luna Brem (Book)
  66. The 10 Commandments of Money, Liz Weston (CD)
  67. The Effective Executive, Peter F. Drucker (Book)
  68. The Elements of Style, William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White (Book)
  69. The First-Time Manager, Loren B. Belker and Gary S. Topchik (Book)
  70. The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive, Patrick Lencioni (Book)
  71. The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary, Mark Sanborn (CD)
  72. The Investment Answer, Daniel C. Goldie , CFA, CEP and Gordon S. Murray (CD)
  73. The Language of Success, Tom Sant (Book)
  74. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow (Unabridged CD)
  75. The Little Blue Book, Steve Lance, Jeff Woll (Book)
  76. The Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell (CD)
  77. The Quiet Crisis, Peter Smith (Book)
  78. The Prairie View Story (DVD)
  79. The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized, Marilyn Paul, PH.D. (Book)
  80. The Small College Guide to Financial Health: Beating the Odds, Michael K. Townsley, Ph.D, (Book)
  81. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life, Alice Schroeder, Read by Richard McGonagle (CD)
  82. The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell (Book)
  83. The Total Money Makeover, Dave Ramsey (CD)
  84. The Twenty-First Century, Thomas L. Friedman, Read by Oliver Wyman (CD)
  85. The Unnatural Act of Management, Everett T. Suters (Book)
  86. The Unthinkable, Amanda Ripley (Book)
  87. The World is Flat, A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century, Thomas L. Friedman, Read by Oliver Wyman (CD)
  88. Tough Choices  A Memoir, Carly Fiorina (CD)
  89. Treasure Hunt, Michael J. Silverstein & John Butman (CD)
  90. Walk the Walk…And Get the Results You Want, Eric Harvey and Al Lucia (Book)
  91. What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird (DVD)
  92. What Leaders Need to Know and Do: A Leadership Competencies Scorecard, Bren D. Ruben, Ph.D. (Book)
  93. What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell (10 Cd’s)
  94. What To Do When the NCAA Comes Calling, Mary Ann Connell, Robin Green Harris and Beverly E. Ledbetter (Book)
  95. Who’s Who in Black Houston 7th Edition, Yolanda Adams
  96. Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?, Louis V. Gerstner (Author) and Edward Herrmann (Reader) (CD)
  97. Win-Win Negotiations, Baker Communications (CD)

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