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Leadership | 4th Edition

Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 141294161X
ISBN-13: 9781412941617
PUBLISHER: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Product Description: Heartened by the positive response to the previous editions of Leadership: Theory and Practice, this Fourth Edition is written with the same objective; to bridge the gap between the often simplistic popular approaches to leadership and the more abstract theoretical approaches. As in previous editions, this new edition reviews and analyzes a selected number of leadership theories, giving special attention to how each theoretical approach may be applied to real-world situations. In essence, the purpose of Leadership: Theory and Practice is to explore how leadership theory can inform and direct the way leadership is practiced. While this edition retains many special features from previous editions, it is now in two color and has been expanded to include more leadership topics, research findings, questionnaires, case studies, and everyday applications. Key#65533;Features of the Fourth Edition:New Chapter 13 #65533;Culture and Leadership#65533;Newly written Chapter 12 #65533;Women and Leadership#65533;Revised Chapter 10 #65533;Team Leadership#65533;New material on the GLOBE study, servant leadership, spiritual leadership, followership, and Kouzes Posner#65533;s practicesInstructors Resources CD with PowerPoint slides, test bank, writing assignments, chapter reviews, and much more.Rave reviews for the previous edition:'Northouse's third edition of Leadership: Theory and Practice is one of the clearest presentations of the major theories and concepts of leadership available in print anywhere. It should be required reading for every leadership program.' -- Dr.Thomas E. Matthews, Director, Leadership Education, Development &BAD:amp; Training, SUNY Geneseo 'The third edition of Leadership by Northouse provides students with a powerful introduction to the strengths and limits of the social science strand of research in leadership. It provides application for undergraduates while for graduate students, it provides the context needed to plunge into reading research and developing research questions. At the same time, the book raises significant questions about the link between leadership and ethics and values.' --Roger Smitter, Ph.D., Director, Leadership, Ethics and Values Program, North Central College'Peter Northouse has produced a leadership textbook that is accessible to students, but solidly grounded in theory and research. He avoids the #65533;trap#65533; of making leadership appear too easy or trite, keeping his book serious and scholarly, but still interesting and enjoyable to read. I would feel confident that a student assigned Leadership: Theory and Practice is getting a sound introduction to the field.'--Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College'I have used Leadership: Theory and Practice for the past four years as the primary text for an undergraduate leadership course that I teach. The comprehensive nature of the chapters, critiques, exercises, self-assessment instruments, and case studies make it very user-friendly for students and faculty.'-- Lynn Hertrick Leavitt, Director, Center for Service and Leadership, George Mason University'In his Third Edition, Northouse continues to update and enhance his leadership book. As a textbook for college students, the author provides an outstanding bridge between the research developments and the practical uses for leadership theory. His case study examples are contemporary, intriguing, and enticing to students and teachers who seek enhancement to their study of leadership.' --Christine D. Townsend, Professor, Leadership Education, Texas A&BAD:amp;M University

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