Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear overview of the complexities of practicing leadership and concrete strategies for becoming better leaders. The text is organized around key leader responsibilities such as creating a vision, establishing a constructive climate, listening to outgroup members, and overcoming obstacles.
Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition, this text provides the much needed "how-to" component of leading for students in leadership courses. This new Second Edition is also available in an interactive ebook format as well as the traditional printed text.
Click here to find out more and to take a demo of the e-book! Three interactive components in every chapter: Grounded in leadership theory, yet accessible and reader-friendly, this book covers a fundamental aspect of leadership in each chapter and illustrates its application in real leadership situations.
A final chapter discusses the key topic of ethics in leadership.
Key features of the Second Edition - Looks at one quality of leadership per chapter, making it easier for readers to understand and apply material to their own lives - Uses examples and case studies to illustrate each fundamental aspect of leadership creating a vision, listening to out-group members, and overcoming obstacles, for example - Encourages readers to complete a Self-Assessment Questionnaire before reading each chapter to explore their own leadership styles and preferences - Guides readers in examining behaviours of leaders from their own lives through each chapter's Observational Exercise - Includes Reflection and Action Worksheets that encourage readers to reflect upon their own leadership styles and identify an action plan for improving their leadership skills.Spring Schedule.
Click on a course section below and then scroll down to view the classes offered. Leadership: theory and practice. [Peter Guy Northouse] -- "Used at more than institutions in 89 countries and translated into 12 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories.
A study of leadership is no exception, and Peter Northouse’s Leadership: Theory & Practice is a good place to start.
The first chapter sets the stage with a particular definition and approach to leadership. 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.
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