Leadership: Theory and Practice (8th Revised edition)

Leadership: Theory and Practice (8th Revised edition)

By: Peter G. Northouse (author)Mixed Media

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Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook when purchasing the paperback* Used at more than 1500 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 12 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. New to the 8th edition: A new chapter on Followership looks at the important role followers play in leadership, covering both effective followership (how followers can help leaders accomplish goals) and ineffective followership (why followers sometimes accept toxic leadership). The chapter also includes a self-assessment on followership as well as three new cases: BlueBird Care (an in-home health care agency), Olympic Rowers (1936 Olympic rowing team), and Penn State Sexual Abuse Scandal. A new questionnaire in the chapter on Leadership Ethical Style assesses a leader's style of ethical leadership and will help leaders understand their decision-making preferences when confronting ethical dilemmas. New coverage of destructive leadership, the dark side of leadership, and psuedotransformational leadership has been included. Key features: A chronological approach that traces how leadership thought has developed over time A consistent format throughout the chapters that allows students to compare the various theories A leadership instrument and questionnaire within each chapter, providing self-assessment and reflection opportunities for each theory presented. The paperback is packaged with FREE 12 month access to an interactive eBook The book is supported by online resources, including a coursepack for instructors consisting of assessment tools, assignable SAGE Premium video, sample course syllabi, lecture notes, access to real-world cases from SAGE Business Cases, and all tables and figures from the book. Whilst for students, there is a study site that includes eFlashcards, e-quizzes, videos of author Peter G. Northouse discussing key concepts from the book, and access to SAGE journal content. Suitable reading for students on leadership courses across a range of subjects including Business & Management, Health and Education. *Interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook included as part of paperback product (ISBN 9781544331942). Access not guaranteed on second-hand copies (as access code may have previously been redeemed).

About Author

Peter G. Northouse, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Communication in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. In addition to publications in professional journals, he is the author of Leadership: Theory and Practice (now in its eighth edition) and Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice (now in its fourth edition) and coauthor of Leadership Case Studies in Education (now in its second edition) and Health Communication: Strategies for Health Professionals (now in its third edition). His scholarly and curricular interests include models of leadership, leadership assessment, ethical leadership, and leadership and group dynamics. For more than 30 years, he has taught courses in leadership, interpersonal communication, and organizational communication to both undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, he is a consultant and lecturer on trends in leadership research, leadership development, and leadership education. He holds a doctorate in speech communication from the University of Denver, and master's and bachelor's degrees in communication education from Michigan State University. To learn more about Peter Northouse, his SAGE books, and testimonials from leadership educators, click here: http://www.sagepub.com/northouse To learn more about the 8th Edition of the market-leading Leadership: Theory and Practice and a sneak peek of the new Followership chapter, click here: http://www.sagepub.com/leadership8e

Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction Leadership Defined Leadership Described Plan of the Book Summary Chapter 2. Trait Approach Description How Does the Trait Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 3. Skills Approach Description How Does the Skills Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 4. Behavioral Approach Description How Does the Behavioral Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 5. Situational Approach Description How Does the Situational Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 6. Path-Goal Theory Description How Does the Path-Goal Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 7. Leader-Member Exchange Theory Description How Does LMX Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 8. Transformational Leadership Description How Does the Transformational Approach Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 9. Authentic Leadership Description Authentic Leadership Defined Approaches to Authentic Leadership How Does the Authentic Leadership Theory Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 10. Servant Leadership Description Model of Servant Leadership How Does Servant Leadership Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 11. Adaptive Leadership Description A Model of Adaptive Leadership How Does Adaptive Leadership Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 12. Followership Description How Does Followership Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Leadership Instrument Followership Questionnaire Summary Chapter 13. Leadership Ethics Description Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 14. Team Leadership Description How Does the Team Leadership Model Work? Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary Chapter 15. Gender and Leadership Description Strengths Criticisms Application Case Studies Leadership Instrument Summary

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781544331942
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • ID: 9781544331942
  • weight: 750
  • ISBN10: 1544331940
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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