Here you can find links to additional external resources related to some Scoutship core content:
- Rick Lynch and Steve McCurley (1989) “Essential Volunteer Management” Interpub Group, ISBN: 978-1895271-63-8
- Evers, A. (2016) The meaning of volunteering: The general and constant versus the differentiation and shifting. Foundations of Science, 21 (2) 339–342.
- Rutherford, P.D., (2013). Inside RPL: The Trainer’s Guide to Recognition of Prior Learning. Self-published. P D Rutherford & Associates Pty Ltd
Training Needs Analysis:
- What Training Needs Analysis Is And How It Can Benefit Your Organisation. K Morrison, (2019), eLearning Industry: elearningindustry.com
Designing Training / Training Courses:
Evaluating Training / Measuring Impact:
- Explore the work of Malcolm Knowles et.al (2005) and his six assumptions about adult learning. Well worth a look.
- Hartley, J. & Hinksman, B. (2003). Leadership development a systematic review of the literature. London: NHS Leadership Centre, pp. 1–78.
- Hersey, P. & Blanchard, K.H. (1974) So you want to know your leadership style? Training and Development Journal, 28, 22-3
- Price, T.L. (2003). The ethics of authentic transformational leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 14, 67-81.
- Rauch, C. F., & Behling, O. (1984). Functionalism: Basis for an alternate approach to the study of leadership. In J. G. Hunt, D. M. Hosking, C. A. Schriesheim, & R. Stewart (Eds.), Leaders and managers: International perspectives on managerial behavior and leadership (pp. 45-62). New York: Pergamon Press.
- Russell, R. & Stone, A. (2002). A review of servant leadership attributes: developing a practical model. Leadership and Organisational Development Journal, 23, 145-57.
- Seijts, G. (2014). Good leaders learn lessons from lifetimes of leadership. New York: Routledge.
- Seijts, G. (2015). How do leaders learn to lead? The European Business Review, January–February, 79 – 81.
Performance management and Recognition
- Nelson, B. (2005). 1001 Ways to Reward Employees: 100’s of New Ways to Praise!, 2nd edition. New York: Workman.
- Peterson, S. J. and Luthans, F. (2006). The impact of ﬁnancial and nonﬁnancial incentives on business – unit outcomes over time. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 156–165.
Decisions for the future
- Bruce W Tuckman and Mary Ann C Jensen. Group & Organization Studies, December 1977, 2(4),419-427 (links with ‘governance and organisational development’ can be made, stressing the human side, as against the technical or organisational perspective).
- Timothy J. Galpin – The Human side of Change
- Dan & Chip Heat – Switch
- Steffan Seykens – Circle of Change
- John Spencer – Who moved my cheese
Coaching Skills, Coaching Techniques – Ultimate Guide MBM (excellent – simply set out, uses a number of models to illustrate that can easily be translated to Scouting).
A Manager’s Guide to Coaching – Mind Tools (Another excellent and relevant reference, in ‘bite-size chunks’ for ease of use).
- Coaching for Performance: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership 5th Ed., Sir John Whitmore (2017). This is where business coaching really took off and is as good and relevant today as it was when it was first written.
- 50 Top Tools for Coaching: A Complete Toolkit for Developing and Empowering People. Gillian Jones & RO Gorell (2018). A very practical book of coaching tools suitable for various different coaching scenarios.
- OSCAR Coaching Model. Andrew Gilbert and Karen Whittleworth (2002).
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 25th Anniversary Ed. Stephen Covey (2018). There are some great coaching tools in here and some great ideas about listening.