Wednesday, February 27, 2013

New to the Collection: Learning From Law Firm Leaders

This 2012 title from Susan G. Manch with Michelle C. Nash is a short but fairly comprehensive for the subject new addition to our collection. Learning From Law Firm Leaders, Amazon Link & Catalog Link, is written with the young attorney in mind and has a dual focus of instructing on how to understand firm leaders and how to propel and prepare one's self for seeking a position in firm leadership. Below is a condensed version of the table of contents. The book can be found at the call number - KF 318. M28 2012

Chapter 1 - Followership: Looking at Leadership Through a Different Lense
Chapter 2 - Motivation to Lead
Chapter 3 - Paths to Leadership
Chapter 4 - The Core Competencies of Leadership
Chapter 5 - Knowledge and Skill Mastery and Openness to Learning
Chapter 6 - Effective Communication and Interpersonal Style
Chapter 7 - Mentorship
Chapter 8 - Vision
Chapter 9 - Leadership and Diversity
Chapter 10 - Succession Planning
Chapter 11 - A Model Leadership Development Program
Chapter 12 - Advice for Next-Generation Leaders and Their Firms
Chapter 13 - Concluding Thoughts

Thursday, February 21, 2013

New Faculty Publications on SSRN

Four more recent articles by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law faculty were distributed earlier this through with the most recent issue of our SSRN Research Paper Series. These articles, and other publications by the College of Law faculty, are available on The College of Law's SSRN Page, where you can also subscribe to our Research Paper Series and receive links to new articles by our faculty. The current issue is also archived, below:

Monday, February 4, 2013

BLSA and the Law Library Celebrate Black History Month

The College of Law’s A.P. Tureaud Chapter of the Black Law Student Association, together with the Law Library, are celebrating Black History Month with a special display that chronicles some of the history of African-American law students and faculty here at Loyola.