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Leadership
Theory and Practice

Sixth Edition


July 2012 | 504 pages | SAGE South Asia
Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Each chapter follows a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the various theories. Three case studies in each chapter also provide practical examples of the theories discussed.
 
Preface
 
Special Features
 
Audience
 
Introduction
 
Trait Approach
 
Skills Approach
 
Style Approach
 
Situational Approach
 
Contingency Theory
 
Path - Goal Theory
 
Leader - Member Exchange Theory
 
Transformational Leadership
 
Servant Leadership
 
Authentic Leadership
 
Team Leadership
 
Psychodynamic Approach
 
Women and Leadership
 
Culture and Leadership
 
Leadership Ethics
 
Summary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

“This is a great textbook that provides the foundational theories of leadership. The book achieves a critical balance of providing scholarly research and practitioner perspectives. Case studies, class activities and leadership surveys provide an integrative perspective of individual, team and organizational leadership styles and practices”

Meera Alagaraja
University of Louisville

What a great resource!Great book - Great case studies for the students - Easy to use. My students fine this book very sharpened and readable. I describe this bookas a pinch of background of what leadership is. This book is one of the rare book that presents Servant leadership in a new form for both instructors and students.

Dr. Oris Guillaume
Shorter University

A seminal work; a keeper!

Paul W. Decker
Woodbury University

It provides a comprehensive and concise coverage of many leadership approaches. This text has the best on-line support for instructors and students I have ever seen.

Tom Taylor
Florida State University

What a great resource!Great book - Great case studies for the students - Easy to use. My students find this book very sharpened and readable. I describe this book as a pinch of background of what leadership is. This book is one of the rare book that presents Servant leadership in a new form for both instructors and students.

Dr. Oris Guillaume
Shorter University

This book will appeal to a variety of upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses in management, leadership, education, public administration, nursing, social work, criminal justice…With an in-depth presentation of leadership theory and a discussion of how it applies to real-life situations, it can help direct the way leadership is practised.

The Asian Age

This edition reviews and analyses a selected number of leadership theories, highlighting how each theoretical approach could be applied in real world organisations.

The Times of India

Though the book would be very useful as textbook for students, it will also offer a comprehensive guide to those who are already in the business. This revised edition has new chapter that examines the latest research on culture, its dimensions and ways in which culture affects the leadership process.

Indian Management

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Peter G. Northouse

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... More About Author

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