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MUST READ MATERIAL

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BACKGROUND ON UNIT SUBJECT MATTER

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HISTORY OF THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

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COURT ADMINISTRATION

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LEADERSHIP SKILL BUILDING

Unit 1: Introduction to the Course and Top Ten Resources
Unit 2: Be Credible in Action
Unit 3: Do Skillful and Continual Diagnosis
Unit 4: Create Focus Through Vision and Purpose
Unit 5: Manage Interdependencies: Work Beyond the Boundaries
Unit 6: Create a High Perfomance Work Environment

Unit 1 – Introduction to the Course and Top Ten Resources

 

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Core Competency Curriculum Guidelines. Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 2003. 
    
http://nacmnet.org/CCCG/index.html

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Core Competency Curriculum Guidelines: Leadership. 

http://nacmnet.org/CCCG/leadership.html
  

(See “Leadership Core Competency Curriculum Guidelines for Court Management.” 15 Court Manager 1 (2000): 17.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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CourTools. National Center for State Courts, Research Division.

http://www.ncsconline.org/D_Research/CourTools/index.html

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CourTopics. National Center for State Courts, Knowledge and Information Services.  

 http://www.ncsc.org/Information-and-Resources/Browse-Topics-A-Z.aspx

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Future Trends in State Courts. National Center for State Courts, Knowledge and Information Services.  

http://www.ncsconline.org/D_KIS/Trends/index.html

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Steelman, David C., John A. Goerdt, and James E. McMillan. Caseflow Management: The Heart of Court Management in the New Millennium. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2004.                                          

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1498

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TCPS.  Trial Court Performance Standards and Measurement System.  National Center for State Courts, Research Division. 

http://www.ncsconline.org/D_Research/tcps/index.html

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Tobin, Robert W. Overview of Court Administration in the United States.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1997.                             

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=101

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Tobin, Robert W.  Creating the Judicial Branch: The Unfinished Reform.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2004.                                   

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1249

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National Center for State Courts. 

http://www.ncsc.org/ 

The mission of NCSC is to improve the administration of justice through leadership and service to state courts, and courts around the world.  Through original research, consulting services, publications, and national educational programs, NCSC offers solutions that enhance court operations with the latest technology; collects and interprets the latest data on court operations nationwide; and provides information on proven "best practices" for improving court operations. To contact Knowledge and Information Services, please call 800-616-6164. To contact the Institute for Court Management, please call 800-616-6160.


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Unit 2 – Be Credible in Action

 

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Aikman, Alexander B.  The Art and Practice of Court Administration.  Boca Raton: FL: Taylor & Francis Group, 2007.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Alabama Canons of Judicial Ethics.  Supreme Court of Alabama, 2001.  

http://www.alalinc.net/jic/docs/cans2000.pdf

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BoardSource.  The Source12: Twelve Principles of Governance That Power Exceptional Boards.  BoardSource 2005.

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Bouch, Jan.  “Leadership in Uneasy Times.”  20 Court Manager 1 (2005):24.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Broccolina, Frank and Geoff Gallas.  Core Competency Curriculum Guidelines: Application and Uses: Mini-Guide.  Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 2004.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Burke, Kevin and Michael Labrosse.  “Moving From Court Management to Court Leadership.” 21 Court Manager 1, 2006. 

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California Code of Judicial Ethics.  Supreme Court of California, 2008. 

http://www.courts.ca.gov/supremecourt.htm
 

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Canons of Judicial Ethics.  American Bar Association. 

http://www.abanet.org/cpr/jclr/1924_canons.pdf

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Code of Conduct for Judiciary Employees. Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2002. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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The Court Administrator: A Manual.  Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 1992.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Core Competency Curriculum Guidelines: What Court Leaders Need to Know and Be Able to Do.  Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 2004.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Cottrell, David and Eric Harvey.  Leadership Courage: Leadership Strategies for Individual and Organizational Success.  Flower Mound, TX: CornerStone Leadership Institute, 2000.

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Effective Use of Courtroom Technology: A Judge’s Guide to Pretrial and Trial.  Washington, D.C.: Federal Judicial Center, 2002.                     

http://www.fjc.gov/public/pdf.nsf/lookup/CTtech00.pdf/$file/CTtech00.pdf

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Elder Justice: Stronger Federal Leadership Could Enhance National Response to Elder Abuse. Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office, 2011.

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11208.pdf

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Ethics and Bias in the Courtroom. Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 2001. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Final Report and Recommendations of the Supreme Court’s Task Force on the Code of Judicial Conduct. Texas Supreme Court, 2005.

http://www.scjc.state.tx.us/pdf/rpts/cjcfinalreport.pdf

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Gallas, Geoff and Gordy Griller. “The Court Management Profession: Questions and Issues.” 19 Court Manager 2, (2004). 

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Garwin, Arthur. Annotated Moral Code of Judicial Conduct. Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association, 2004.

http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0417/2004010025.html

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Gray, Cynthia. Ethical Issues for New Judges. American Judicature Society, 2003. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Griller, Gordon, M.  “New Dimensions in Court Leadership.” Future Trends in State Courts. (2008):1. 

http://www.ncsconline.org/WC/Publications/Trends/2008/CtCultTrends2008.pdf

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Hanson, Richard A.  Court Administrators.  Chicago, IL: American Judicature Society, 1971.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Hays, Steven W. and Cole Blease Graham, Jr. (Eds.) Handbook of Court Administration and Management.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1993.   (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Holewa, Sally A.  Access, Fairness, and Trust in the North Dakota Court System.  Williamsburg, VA: Institute for Court Management, 2007.   

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctcomm&CISOPTR=30

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“IT Governance and Business Outcomes – A Shared Responsibility between IT and Business Leadership.”  National Association of State Chief Information Officers, 2008. 

http://www.nascio.org/publications/documents/NASCIO-ITGovernanceBusinessOutcomes.pdf

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Lapp, Janet E, PhD.  Dancing with Tigers.  San Diego: Demeter Press, 1994

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Lapp, Janet E., PhD.  Plant Your Feet Firmly in Mid-Air.  Del Mar, CA: Demeter Press, 1996.

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Maxwell, John C.  Make Today Count.  New York: Center Street, 2004.

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McDowell, Amy. Courthouse Ethics: Effective Court Administration Codes of Ethics. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, Institute for Court Management, Court Executive Development Program Phase III, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/judicial&CISOPTR=313

 

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Model Code of Conduct for Court Professionals.  National Association for Court Management. 

http://www.nacmnet.org/ethics/index.html

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Model Code of Judicial Conduct. American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, 2007. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Model Code of Professional Conduct. American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility.                                

http://www.abanet.org/cpr/mrpc/mrpc_toc.html

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National Association for Court Management 2006 Annual Conference: Leadership of the Nation’s Trial Courts.  Fort Lauderdale, FL: National Association for Court Management, 2006.  21 Court Manager 3 (2006) and Conference Notebook.  (Both titles available in the NCSC Library.)

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Ostrom, Brian J. et al.  The Mosaic of Institutional Culture and Performance: Trial Courts as Organizations.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts and National Institute of Justice, 2005.               

https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=233553

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Ostrom, Brian J., et al.  Trial Courts as Organizations.  Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2007.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Reynolds, Barbara. Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication: By Leaders for Leaders. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002.

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/erc/leaders.pdf
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Rotunda, Ronald D. Judicial Ethics: The Appearance of Impropriety, and the Proposed New ABA Judicial Code. Hofstra Law Review Association, 2006.

http://www.law.gmu.edu/assets/files/publications/working_papers/06-43.pdf

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Toal, Jean H.  Successful Leadership for 21st Century Courts.  Kansas City, MO: National Center for State Courts, Court Technology Conference, 2003. (Available on DVD in the NCSC Library.)

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Webster, Lawrence P.  “How Technology Can Help Court Leaders Address the Justice Needs of a Multi-cultural Society in the Twenty-first Century.”  15 Court Manager 3 (2000): 45.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)


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Unit 3 – Do Skillful and Continual Diagnosis

 

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Aguilar, Leslie C.  Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World.  Flower Mound, TX: MultiAd, 2006.

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Aikman, Alexander.  Total Quality Management in the Courts: A Handbook for Judicial Policy Makers and Administrators.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1994. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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“Benchmarking.” Answers.com.  

http://www.answers.com/topic/benchmarking

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Buckingham, Marcus and Curt Coffman.  First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Cashman, Kevin.  Leadership From the Inside Out: Becoming A Leader for Life.  Provo, UT: Executive Excellence Publishing, 1998.

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Clarke, Thomas M. et al.  A Unifying Framework for Court Performance Measurement: Final Report.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2008. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1079

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Conference of Chief Justices: Resolution 14: In Support of Measuring Court Performance.  Adopted by CCJ/COSCA at the 57th Annual Meeting on August 3, 2005.  

http://ccj.ncsc.dni.us/CourtAdminResolutions/resol14MeasuringCourtPerformance.html
 

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Conference of Chief Justices: Resolution 23: In Support of Principles of Effective Judicial Governance and Accountability.  Adopted by CCJ at the 27th Midyear Meeting on January 21, 2004.  

http://ccj.ncsc.dni.us/CourtAdminResolutions/resolJudicialGovandAccountabilityJan2004.html

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Conference of State Court Administrators: Position Paper on Effective Judicial Governance and Accountability.  Arlington, VA: National Center for State Courts, Government Relations Office, 2001.                                                           

http://cosca.ncsc.dni.us/WhitePapers/judgovwhitepapr.pdf

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Court Business Process Enhancement Guide: An Aid to Process Improvement and Process Reengineering for Judges, Court Managers and Court Information Technology Directors.  Williamsburg, VA: SEARCH, National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics and National Center for State Courts, 2003.                                         

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1039

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Flango, Victor E. “Which Disputes Belong in Court?” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1615

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Guide on Performance Measure Management.  Salt Lake City, UT: Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, 2007. 

http://performance.utah.gov/images/Guide%20to%20Performance%20Measure%20Management.pdf

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Greacen, John M. “An Administrator’s Perspective: Developing Performance Measures for Trial and Appellate Courts.”  41 Judges Journal 2, (2002): 40. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Hammer, Michael.  Reengineering Work: Don’t Automate, Obliterate.  Boston: Harvard Business Press, July-August 1990.

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Heifetz, Ronald A. and Marty Linsky.  “A Survival Guide for Leaders.”  Harvard Business Review, June 2002.   

http://hbr.org/2002/06/a-survival-guide-for-leaders/ar/1

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Kotter, John P. “What Leaders Really Do.” Harvard Business Review, December 2001. 

http://hbr.org/2001/12/what-leaders-really-do/ar/1

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Oakley, Ed and Doug Krug.  Enlightened Leadership: Getting to the Heart of Change.  New York: Fireside, 1994.

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Unit 3 – Do Skillful and Continual Diagnosis

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Aguilar, Leslie C.  Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World.  Flower Mound, TX: MultiAd, 2006.

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Aikman, Alexander.  Total Quality Management in the Courts: A Handbook for Judicial Policy Makers and Administrators.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1994. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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“Benchmarking.” Answers.com.  

http://www.answers.com/topic/benchmarking

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Buckingham, Marcus and Curt Coffman.  First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Cashman, Kevin.  Leadership From the Inside Out: Becoming A Leader for Life.  Provo, UT: Executive Excellence Publishing, 1998.

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Clarke, Thomas M. et al.  A Unifying Framework for Court Performance Measurement: Final Report.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2008. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1079

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Conference of Chief Justices: Resolution 14: In Support of Measuring Court Performance.  Adopted by CCJ/COSCA at the 57th Annual Meeting on August 3, 2005.  

http://ccj.ncsc.dni.us/CourtAdminResolutions/resol14MeasuringCourtPerformance.html
 

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Conference of Chief Justices: Resolution 23: In Support of Principles of Effective Judicial Governance and Accountability.  Adopted by CCJ at the 27th Midyear Meeting on January 21, 2004.  

http://ccj.ncsc.dni.us/CourtAdminResolutions/resolJudicialGovandAccountabilityJan2004.html

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Conference of State Court Administrators: Position Paper on Effective Judicial Governance and Accountability.  Arlington, VA: National Center for State Courts, Government Relations Office, 2001.                                                           

http://cosca.ncsc.dni.us/WhitePapers/judgovwhitepapr.pdf

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Court Business Process Enhancement Guide: An Aid to Process Improvement and Process Reengineering for Judges, Court Managers and Court Information Technology Directors.  Williamsburg, VA: SEARCH, National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics and National Center for State Courts, 2003.                                         

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1039

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Flango, Victor E. “Which Disputes Belong in Court?” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1615

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Guide on Performance Measure Management.  Salt Lake City, UT: Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, 2007. 

http://performance.utah.gov/images/Guide%20to%20Performance%20Measure%20Management.pdf

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Greacen, John M. “An Administrator’s Perspective: Developing Performance Measures for Trial and Appellate Courts.”  41 Judges Journal 2, (2002): 40. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Hammer, Michael.  Reengineering Work: Don’t Automate, Obliterate.  Boston: Harvard Business Press, July-August 1990.

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Heifetz, Ronald A. and Marty Linsky.  “A Survival Guide for Leaders.”  Harvard Business Review, June 2002.   

http://hbr.org/2002/06/a-survival-guide-for-leaders/ar/1

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Kotter, John P. “What Leaders Really Do.” Harvard Business Review, December 2001. 

http://hbr.org/2001/12/what-leaders-really-do/ar/1

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Oakley, Ed and Doug Krug.  Enlightened Leadership: Getting to the Heart of Change.  New York: Fireside, 1994.

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Ostrom, Brian et al.  Implementing Performance Management in the California Courts.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2007.          

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1068

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Ostrom, Brian J. and Roger A. Hanson. “Understanding Court Culture is Key to Successful Court Reform.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.                                

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1611

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A Performance Management Framework for State and Local Government: From Measurement and Report to Management and Improving: Public Review Draft.  Washington, D.C.: National Performance Management Advisory Commission, 2009. 

http://www.slideshare.net/Jackie72/a-performance-management-framework-for-state-and-local-government

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Pritchett, Price.  Carpe Manana: Before Tomorrow Seizes You.  USA: Pritchett Rummler-Brache, 2000.

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Sayles, Leonard R.  Redefining What’s Essential to Business Performance: Pathways to Productivity, Quality and Service.  Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership, July 1990.

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Schauffler, Richard Y.  “Judicial Accountability in the US State Courts: Measuring Court Performance.”  3 Utrecht Law Review 1 (June 2007):112. 

http://www.utrechtlawreview.org/publish/articles/000040/article.pdf

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Slayton, David.  “Using Performance Measures to Enhance Fair and Impartial Courts: A Practitioner’s View.”  Future Trends in State Courts, 2008.             

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1283

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Striving for Excellence in Judicial Administration.  Boston, MA: Massachusetts Court System, 2008.  

http://www.mass.gov/courts/sjc-report-feb-08.pdf

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Stupak, Ronald J. “Court Managers as Leaders: An Active Strategy for Understanding and Using Power.” 16 Court Manager 2 (2001): 19. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Tobin, Robert W., Penelope J. Wentland and Chang-Ming Yeh.  Performance Audit of the Town of Hilton Head Island Municipal Court: Final Report.  Denver, CO: National Center for State Courts, 2004.                                                                                 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/spcts&CISOPTR=139
 

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Trial Court Performance Standards Desk Reference Manual and CD-ROM.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2003.                                        

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=433

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Trial Court Performance Standards with Commentary.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1990.                                                   

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=335

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Vinitsky, Michael H. and Patti J. Ayars.  Mastering Momentum: A Practical and Powerful Approach for Successful Change.  Canada: Momentum Organization Consultants, 2000.

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Wagenknecht-Ivey, Brenda, David Price and John Martin.  Continuous Quality Improvement in the Courts: A Practitioner’s Guide.  Denver, CO: Center for Public Policy Studies, 1998. (Available in the NCSC Library.)


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Unit 4 – Create Focus Through Vision and Purpose

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Aikman, Alexander B.  “The Need for Leaders in Court Administration.”  22 Court Manager 1 (2007): 12. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Association of Canadian Court Administrators (ACCA).  Strategic Plan Achieving Our Vision.  Canada: ACCA, January 2001.

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Baldassare, Mark and Ellen Hanak.  CA2025: It’s Your Choice. San Francisco: Public Policy Institute of California, 2006.

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Bertran, Michele.  The Purposes and Responsibilities of Courts:  New Jersey’s Court Leaders.  Williamsburg, VA: Institute for Court Management, 2009.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1461

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Bracey, Hyler and Jack Rosenblum, Aubrey Sanford, Roy Trueblood.  Managing from the Heart.  New York: 1990.

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Broderick, John T. “The Changing Face of Justice in a New Century: The Challenges It Poses to State Courts and Court Management.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1631
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Broderick, John T. and Daniel Hall. “What is Reengineering and Why Is It Necessary?” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.                                                                                    

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1622
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Buckingham, Marcus and Curt Coffman.  First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Buckingham, Marcus and Donald O. Clifton, PhD.  Now, Discover Your Strengths.  New York: The Free Press, 2001. 

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Canfield, Jack and Mark Victor Hansen, Maida Rogerson, Martin Rutte, Tim Clauss.  Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work.  Deerfield, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 1996.

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Clarke, John A.  “The Role of the Executive Component of the Court.”  5 Court Manager 3 (Summer 1990): 4.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Clarke, Thomas M. “Reengineering: Governance and Structure.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1630
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Clarke, Thomas M. “Reengineering: The Importance of Establishing Principles.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1627
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Collins, James C. and Jerry I. Porras.  “Building Your Company’s Vision.” Harvard Business Review, Sept-Oct. 1996.                                                         

http://hbr.org/1996/09/building-your-companys-vision/ar/1

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Cottrell, David.  Monday Morning Mentoring: Ten Lessons to Guide You Up the Ladder.  New York: HarperCollins, 2006.

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Cottrell, David and Mark Layton.  The Manager’s Coaching Handbook.  Dallas: The Graphics Group, 2002.

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Doan, Rachel N. and Robert A. Shapiro.  State Court Administrators: Qualifications and Responsibilities.  Chicago, IL: American Judicature Society, 1976.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Durham, Christine M. and Steven C. Hollon. “Reengineering: Creating a New Face of Justice.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.                                                         

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1621
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Focus for the Future: Long-Range Strategic Planning.  Hennepin County, MN: Fourth Judicial District, 2001.

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Fogg, C. Davis.  Implementing Your Strategic Plan: How to Turn “Intent” Into Effective Action for Sustainable Change.  New York: Amacom, American Management Association, 1999.

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Friesen, Ernest C.  “Court Leaders, Survivors or Agents of Change?” 15 Court Manager 3 (2000): 54. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Gray, Judge James P.  Wearing the Robe: The Art and Responsibilities of Judging in Today’s Courts.  Garden City Park: NY:  Square One Publishers, 2009. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Griller, Gordon M. “Governing Loosely Coupled Courts in Times of Economic Stress.” Future Trends in State Courts. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1610.

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Guillin, Jose Octavio.  “Trials and Tribulations of a Court Administrator.” 21 Court Manager 4 (2007): 17. (Available in the NCSC Library.) (See discussion of Interplay between Personal and Professional Life – p.21.)

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Hays, Steven W. and Cole Blease Graham, Jr. (Eds.) Handbook of Court Administration and Management.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1993.   (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Heifetz, Ronald A. The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing your Organization and the World. Harvard Business Press, 2009. (Available in the NCSC Library)

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Heifetz, Ronald A. and Marty Linsky.  Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading.  Boston: Harvard Business Scholl Press, 2002.

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Justice at Stake Campaign.  Speak to American Values: A Handbook for Winning the Debate for Fair and Impartial Courts.  Washington, D.C.: Justice at Stake, 2005.

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Martin, John A., Brenda J. Wagenknecht-Ivey and Brian Lynch.  “Five Reasons Why Judicial Leaders Should be Involved with and Support Strategic Planning in Their Courts.” 40 The Judges’ Journal 2 (Spring 2001): 5-8. 

 http://www.uow.edu.au/law/LIRC/CourtResources/PDF/Martin,%20John%20A.pdf

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Law and the Courts: The Role of Courts (Volume 1).  Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, Division for Public Education, 2000. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Lefever, Dale.  “Managing Organizational Change: Integrating the Purpose, the People, and the Process.” 23 Court Manager 2 (2008): 6. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Lieberman, Jethro K.  The Role of Courts in American Society: The Final Report of the Council on the Role of Courts.  St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1984. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Office of Democracy and Governance.  Guidance for Promoting Judicial Independence and Impartiality.  Washington, D.C., Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, January 2002.

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Position Paper on Effective Judicial Governance and Accountability: Conference of State Court Administrators.  Arlington, VA: Conference of State Court Administrators, 2001. 

http://cosca.ncsc.dni.us/WhitePapers/judgovwhitepapr.pdf

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Rottman, David et al.  A Leadership Guide to Statewide Court and Community Collaboration.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2002. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctcomm&CISOPTR=19

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Rottman, David.  “Trends and Issues in State Courts: Challenges and Achievements.” The Book of the States.  Lexington, KY: The Council of State Governments, 2004. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1424

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Succession Planning: Workforce Analysis, Talent Management, and Leadership Development.  Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 2008.  (Available in the NCSC Library.) 

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Taulbert, Clifton.  Eight Habits of the Heart.  New York: Penguin Books, 1997.

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Wagenknecht-Ivey, Brenda J. et al.  Strategic Planning Mentoring Guidelines: Practical Tips for Court Leaders.  Denver, CO:  Center for Public Policy Studies, 2000. 

http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/stratplan/guide.shtml

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Yankelovich, Skelly and White, Inc.  Survey of Judges on the Role of Courts in American Society.  Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Justice, Office for Improvements in the Administration of Justice, 1979.  

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/STUDY/07824.xml


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Unit 5 – Manage Interdependencies: Work Beyond the Boundaries

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Bertran, Michele. The Purposes and Responsibilities of Courts: New Jersey’s Court Leaders Respond. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, Institute for Court Management CEDP paper, 2009.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1461

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Buenger, Michael L. “Of Money and Judicial Independence: Can Inherent Powers Protect State Courts in Tough Fiscal Times?” The Kentucky Law Journal 92.4 (Summer 2004): 979.

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Burke, Kevin S. and Michael Labrosse.  “Moving from Court Management to Court Leadership.”  21 Court Manager 1 (2006): 17. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Cameron, James Duke, Isaiah M. Zimmerman and Mary Susan Dowling.  The Chief Justice and the Court Administrator: The Evolving Relationship.  St. Paul, MN: West Publishers, 1987.                                         

 http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1121

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Cicconetti, Michael A. et al. “Is Judicial Independence a Casualty in State and Local Budget Battles?” Court Review 41, no. 3/4 (Fall/Winter 2005): 10.

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“Ensuring Adequate Funding for the Courts.” Judicature 88, no. 4 (January-February 2005): 152. (Available in NCSC Library.)

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FY 2009-2010 Budget Briefing: Staff Presentation to the Joint Budget Committee: Judicial Department.  Denver, CO:  Colorado General Assembly, 2008.

http://www.courts.state.co.us/userfiles/File/Administration/Executive/Budgeting/JBC_Briefing_document.pdf

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FY 2009 Judicial Branch Budget Request: Presentation to Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee.  Iowa State Court Administrator, January 24, 2008. 

http://www.legis.state.ia.us/lsadocs/SC_MaterialsDist/2008/SDJDA006.PDF

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George, Ronald M. “Working on the Components of Judicial Independence.” Court Review 41, no. 4 (Fall/Winter 2005). (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Greacan, John M. “Working with the Legislature During the Court Appropriations Process.” Judges’ Journal 43, no. 3 (Summer 2004): 30.

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Greenleaf, Robert K.  Servant Leadership.  New York:  Paulist Press, 2002.

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Greenstein, Marla N.  “Can Judges Raise Funds for the Courts?” Judges’ Journal 43, no. 3 (Summer 2004): 46.

B

Hartley, Roger E. and James W. Douglas. “Budgeting for State Courts: The Perceptions of Key Officials Regarding the Determinants of Budget Success.” Justice System Journal 24, no. 3 (2003): 251.

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“Making the Case for Court Funding: The Important Role of Lobbying.” Judges’ Journal 43, no. 3 (Summer 2004): 35.

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Heifetz, Ronald, Alexander Grashow, and  Marty Linsky.  The Practice of Adaptive Leadership.  Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2009.

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Hudzik, John K. “Judicial Independence, Funding the Courts, and Interbranch Relations.” Judges’ Journal 43, no.3 (Summer 2004): 1.

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Hudzik, John K. "Financing and Managing the Finances of the California Court System: Alternative Futures.” Southern California Law Review 66, no. 5 (July 1993): 1813.

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Iowa State University Extension Service.  How to Build Coalitions: Turf Issues.

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Lefever, R. Dale. “The Integration of Judicial Independence and Judicial Administration: The Role of Collegiality in Court Governance.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1610
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Lippman, Jonathan. “New York’s Efforts to Secure Sufficient Court Resources in Lean Times.” Judges’ Journal 43, no. 3 (Summer 2004): 21.

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Martin, John A. and Brenda J. Wagenknecht-Ivey.  Courts 2010: Critical Trends Shaping the Courts in the Next Decade.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2000.

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Miller-Byrnes, Hon. Melissa.  Judicial Independence, Interdependence, and Judicial Accountability: Management of the Courts from the Judges’ Perspective.  Williamsburg, VA: Institute for Court Management, 2006.                                                           

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/judicial&CISOPTR=34

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Ostrom, Brian, Roger Hanson, Charles Ostrom, and Matthew Kleiman.  “Court Cultures and Their Consequences.” 20 Court Manager  1, (2005).

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The Role of State Court Leaders in Supporting Public Policy that Affects the Administration of Justice: A Conference Report and Profiles of State Inter-Branch Initiatives.  Philadelphia, PA: The Pew Center on the States and the National Center for State Courts, 2008. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

B

Selden, Sally Coleman.  Human Capital: Tools and Strategies for the Public Sector.  Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2009.

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Separate Branches, Shared Responsibilities: A National Survey of Public Expectations on Solving Justice Issues.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2009. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctcomm&CISOPTR=118  

(See Chapter IV on Judicial Leadership.)

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Shark, Alan R. CIO Leadership for State Governments: Emerging Trends and Practices. Alexandria, VA: Public Technology Institute, 2011. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Stumpf, Felix F.  Inherent Powers of the Courts: Sword and Shield of the Judiciary.  Reno, NV: The National Judicial College, 2008.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Stupak, Ronald J. “A Team of Two Relationship: The Effective Organizational Consultant and the Stay-In-Charge Court Administrator.” 23 Court Manager 2 (Summer 2008): 20.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Summary of State and Local Justice Initiatives: The Courts, the Bar and the Public Working Together to Improve the Justice System.  Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2001.

http://www.abanet.org/justice/01summary/surveydownload.html

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Tobin, Robert W. Funding the State Courts: Issues and Approaches. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1996.                                                       

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/financial&CISOPTR=5

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Tobin, Robert W.  Trial Court Budgeting.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1996.  (See Chapter 5, “Budget Monitoring,” page 97.)                

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/financial&CISOPTR=31
 

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Ward, Brian.  Teamwork: The Eternally Successful Team.  Excellence 2.0, 2007.

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What is the Role of the Courts in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances?  Civics Library of the Missouri Bar.   

http://members.mobar.org/civics/RoleoftheCourts.htm

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Unit 6 – Create a High Performance Work Environment

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Academic Quality Improvement Program.  Principles of High Performance Organizations.  Academy Quality Improvement Program, The Higher Learning Commission.

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Berman, Greg and Aubrey Fox.  “Embracing Failure: Lessons for Court Managers.” 23 Court Manager 4 (2008): 23. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Burke, Judge Kevin and Judge Steve Leben.  Procedural Fairness: A Key Ingredient in Public Satisfaction: A White Paper of the American Judges Association.  Williamsburg, VA: American Judges Association, 2007. 

http://aja.ncsc.dni.us/htdocs/AJAWhitePaper9-26-07.pdf

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Buckley IV, John F. and Ronald M. Green.  2009 State by State Guide to Human Resources Law.  New York: Aspen Publishers, 2009. (Available in the NCSC Library.)

B

Cameron, James Duke et al.  The Chief Justice and the Court Administrator: The Evolving Relationship.  St. Paul, MN: West Publishing, 1987.    

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1121

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Carver, John and Miriam Mayhew Carver.  Carver Guide: Basic Principles of Policy Governance.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Company, 1996. 

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Case Processing Time Standards.  National Center for State Courts, Knowledge and Information Services.                                            

http://www.ncsconline.org/cpts/cptsType.asp

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Clarke, Thomas M. “The Business Case for Court-Principles-Based Essential Functions.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1614.

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Clarke, Thomas M. “Possible Implications of the Principles-Based Essential Functions of Courts: A Modest Proposal.” Future Trends in State Courts. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.                                  

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1620.

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Goessl, Leigh.  What is a High-Performance Organization (HPO)?  Helium, Inc., 2002-2010.

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Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.  Washington, D.C.: Office of Management and Budget, 1993.                                    

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/mgmt-gpra/gplaw2m

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Greacen, John M.  “The Court Administrator’s Perspective: Performance Measurement – A Success Story in New Jersey.”  Future Trends in State Courts 2007.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2007.                                                  

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1288

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Essex, Louellen and Kusy, Mitchell.  Fast Forward Leadership.  Great Britain: 1999.

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Hall, Bradley W., PhD.  The New Human Capital Strategy.  New York: AMACON, American Management Association, 2008.

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Hall, Daniel J. and Lee Suskin. “Reengineering Lessons from the Field.” Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1625

 

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Herman, Madelynn.  “Planning for the Future: Strategic Human Resource Management.”  Future Trends in State Courts 2004, (2004): 123.  

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/hr&CISOPTR=139

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International Framework for Court Excellence.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2008.                                                   

http://www.courtexcellence.com/pdf/IFCE-Framework-v12.pdf

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Iverson, Christine J. The Development of Mid-Level Court Managers in North Dakota. 2008.   Williamsburg, VA: Institute for Court Management, 2008.                             

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1074
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Key Elements of an Effective Rule of Court on the Role of the Presiding Judge in the Trial Court.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2006. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/judicial&CISOPTR=31

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Kuban, Gerald B.  Human Resources in Courts.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2001.                                                           

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/hr&CISOPTR=95

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Kyle, David T., PhD.  The Four Powers of Leadership.  Deerfield, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 1998.

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Maryland Judiciary’s Executive Leadership Program.                             

http://nasje.org/resources/maryland.htm

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Mulligan, Judge Robert A.  “Metrics in the Trial Court: Creating a Culture of High Performance.” Boston Bar Journal (May/June 2007): 5.               

http://170.63.97.68/courts/mulligan_mayjune07.pdf

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Ostrom, Brian and Roger Hanson. Achieving High Performance: A Framework for Courts.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2010.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1510
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Patterson, Kerry and Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler.  Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

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The Role of State Court Leaders in Supporting Public Policy that Affects the Administration of Justice: for Chief Justices and State Court Administrators.  Philadelphia, PA: Pew Center and National Center for State Courts, 2008. (Available in NCSC Library.)

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Serving the American Public: Best Practices in Performance Measurement, Benchmarking Study Report.  Washington, D.C. : White House, 1997. 

http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/library/papers/benchmrk/nprbook.html

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Steelman, David C. et al.  Achieving Excellence in the Georgia Superior Court in Chatham County: Report of an Organization and Management Review: Final Report.  Denver, CO: National Center for State Courts, 2004.           

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=709

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Steelman, David C.  Court Business Process Enhancement Manual:  An Aid to Process Improvement and Process Reengineering for Judges, Court Managers, and Court Information Technology Directors.  Williamsburg, VA: Conference of State Court Administrators and National Association for Court Management, 2003.

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=1040

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Steelman, David C. and Anne Skove.  Creation of State Court Administrative Offices and Selection of State Court Administrators.  Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2007. 

http://contentdm.ncsconline.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/ctadmin&CISOPTR=734

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Stone, Douglas and Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen.  Difficult Conversations.  New York: Penguin Books, 1999.

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Striving for Excellence in Judicial Administration.  Boston, MA: Massachusetts Court System, 2008.                                                                            

http://www.mass.gov/courts/sjc-report-feb-08.pdf

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Stupak, Ron.  “Leadership’s Best Kept Secret: The Administrative Assistant.”  22 Court Manager 1 (2007)” 26.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Succession Planning: Workforce Analysis, Talent Management, and Leadership Development.  Williamsburg, VA: National Association for Court Management, 2008.  (Available in the NCSC Library.)

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Tuttle, Steve. Advancements in Court Operations and Job Satisfaction during Adverse Economic Times. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 2011.

http://ncsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/hr&CISOPTR=148

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United States General Accounting Office (GAO).  Performance Measurement and Evaluation.  Washington, D.C.: GAO, April 1998.

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United States Department of Justice.  Creating Performance Measures that Work: A Guide for Executives and Managers.  Office of Community Oriented Policing Services/SEARCH Group, Inc., 2006.

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Ward, Brian.  Leading High Performance Organizations.  SelfGrowth.com, 2003.

http://www.selfgrowth.com/

 

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