Leadership

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483317544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 520

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2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, 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. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter, allowing students to compare the various theories. Each chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide, Leadership: Theory and Practice provides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear, concise, and interesting manner.
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Introduction to Leadership

Concepts and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506378358

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 9098

The Fourth Edition of Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: 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. Three interactive components in every chapter—self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets—get readers actively involved in applying leadership concepts to their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fourth Edition includes a new chapter on how leaders can embrace diversity and inclusion, as well as new material on the dark side of leadership and a new ethical leadership style questionnaire.
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Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice

Author: Nitin Nohria,Rakesh Khurana

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 9781422157114

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 848

View: 6141

Scores of books and articles have been written in the popular press and mainstream marketplace about leadership: who leaders are, what they do, and why they matter. Yet in academia, there is a dearth of rigorous research, journal articles, or doctoral programs focused on leadership as a discipline. Why do top business schools espouse mission statements that promise to "educate the leaders of the future"- yet fail to give leadership its intellectual due? The Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice seeks to bridge this disconnect. Based on the Harvard Business School Centennial Colloquium "Leadership: Advancing an Intellectual Discipline" and edited by HBS professors Nitin Nohria and Rakesh Khurana, this volume brings together the most important scholars from fields as diverse as psychology, sociology, economics, and history to take stock of what we know about leadership and to set an agenda for future research. More than a means of getting ahead and gaining power, leadership must be understood as a serious professional and personal responsibility. Featuring the thinking of today's most renowned scholars, the Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice will be a catalyst for elevating leadership to a higher intellectual plane - and help shape the research agenda for the next generation of leadership scholars.
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Theory and Practice of Leadership

Author: Roger Gill

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 144628929X

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Praise for the first edition: 'At last a well-written, balanced and insightful British book on leadership. It is probable that every theory and assertion of consequence is commented upon. A real tour-de-force.' - Emeritus Professor Gerry Randell, University of Bradford School of Management 'Theory and Practice of Leadership is an all encompassing, global review of examples and case studies that is both comprehensive and easily adaptable to almost any situation one would encounter in leading people.' - Richard J. Conwell, Nova Southeastern University, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship If you are looking for a more holistic and critical take on the field of leadership, look no further! The second edition of this engaging and highly-respected text offers an exploration of leadership in a variety of contexts, both profit-orientated and non-profit. New to this edition: Refined to capture and delineate the essential theories more clearly, with broader coverage taking in the latest developments in areas such as change, politics, assessment and development of leadership, and multiple intelligences. Further development of a new integrative model of core leadership themes and practices. Abundant examples and illustrations, together with detailed explanations of how they apply in practice. A companion website with an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, links to additional case studies and full-text journal articles. Theory and Practice of Leadership will prove a highly-stimulating read for undergraduate and postgraduate students of leadership and related subjects as well as management consultants and practising managers. Visit the Theory and Practice of Leadership companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/gill to take advantage of additional resources for students and lecturers.
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Leadership Interactive eBook

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781452226378

Category: Business & Economics

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Peter Northouse combines an introduction to the basic principles of leadership with practical applications for becoming a better leader in the Sixth Edition of this best-selling text, Leadership: Theory and Practice, Sixth Edition. This dynamic eBook provides integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. The interactive self-assessment questionnaires allow students to save results within their own eBook, providing them with an exclusive Leadership Profile containing suggestions for improving their own leadership. Students will also have access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, an organized media library that allows accessing all media assets in each chapter, and more! Experience the ebook today! Take a demo of Chapter 11: Authentic Leader. This interactive ebook is available for stand-alone purchase, but it comes FREE when purchased in a bundle with the print version. Click here for more details of the ebook and print copy bundle.
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Outdoor Leadership-2nd Edition

Author: Martin, Bruce,Breunig, Mary,Wagstaff, Mark,Goldenberg, Marni

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492514624

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 4229

Through lessons, activities, and exercises, Outdoor Leadership, Second Edition, will help students master eight core competencies essential to outdoor and adventure leadership, develop professional portfolios, and prepare to be successful leaders.
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Leadership

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 150636229X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

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In this fully updated Eight Edition of Leadership: Theory and Practice, a new chapter on Followership examines the central role followers play in the leadership process and unpacks the characteristics of both effective and ineffective followers. The new edition also includes a new Ethical Leadership Style Questionnaire and new coverage on the dark side of leadership and destructive leadership. Adopted at more than 1600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 13 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 special emphasis on how leadership theory can inform leadership practice. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent structure for each chapter, allowing students to easily compare and contrast the various theories. Case studies and questionnaires provide students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their personal understanding of their own leadership.
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Leadership-as-Practice

Theory and Application

Author: Joseph A. Raelin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317408225

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 310

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This book develops a new paradigm in the field of leadership studies, referred to as the "leadership-as-practice" (L-A-P) movement. Its essence is its conception of leadership as occurring as a practice rather than residing in the traits or behaviours of particular individuals. A practice is a coordinative effort among participants who choose through their own rules to achieve a distinctive outcome. It also tends to encompass routines as well as problem-solving or coping skills, often tacit, that are shared by a community. Accordingly, leadership-as-practice is less about what one person thinks or does and more about what people may accomplish together. It is thus concerned with how leadership emerges and unfolds through day-to-day experience. The social and material contingencies impacting the leadership constellation – the people who are effecting leadership at any given time – do not reside outside of leadership but are very much embedded within it. To find leadership, then, we must look to the practice within which it is occurring. The leadership-as-practice approach resonates with a number of closely related traditions, such as collective, shared, distributed, and relational leadership, that converge on leadership processes. These approaches share a line of inquiry that acknowledges leadership as a social phenomenon. The new focus opens up a plethora of research opportunities encouraging the study of social processes beyond influence, such as intersubjective agency, shared sense-making, dialogue, and co-construction of responsibilities.
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Leadership Case Studies in Education

Author: Peter G. Northouse,Marie Lee

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1544310404

Category: Education

Page: 200

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Engaging, practical, and relevant, Leadership Case Studies in Education, Second Edition by Peter G. Northouse and Marie Lee applies leadership theories in educational settings. Designed to be used alongside Leadership: Theory and Practice, Eighth Edition, this casebook provides relevant, substantive, and contemporary case studies on leadership issues in Higher Education and K-12 Education. Each of the 32 case studies include critical thinking questions that encourage students to apply leadership theory and concepts to real-life situations. Fully updated with new citations, statistics, and a new chapter on followership, Leadership Case Studies in Education is the perfect companion for educational leadership courses.
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Leadership Theory and the Community College

Applying Theory to Practice

Author: Carlos Nevarez,J. Luke Wood,Rose Penrose

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1579226345

Category: Education

Page: 192

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This book presents leaders and aspiring leaders in community colleges with a theoretical and practical framework for analyzing their leadership styles, and determining the dimensions of leadership they need to improve in order to strengthen their capacity to resolve complex issues and effectively guide their institutions. It does so through presenting theories about leadership that are congruent with the notions of equity, access, diversity, ethics, critical inquiry, transformational change, and social justice that drive the missions of community colleges, and at the same time provides the reader with the strategic skills to prepare for and navigate the profound changes ahead. Readers will gain an understanding of how to use theory as a tool to guide their practice, better understand the intricacies of the issues confronting them, the power dynamics and organizational context in which they operate, predict potential outcomes, and develop processes to achieve desired outcomes. Utilizing theory in conjunction with case study analysis provides community college leaders with the tools needed to comprehensively interrogate and inform decision-making processes. The authors provide a number of rich and realistically complex case studies, all of which are situated in a community college environment, to which readers can apply the various theories and perspectives, develop their view about the principles and actions most likely to lead to satisfactory outcomes, and hone the approaches to leadership that are authentic to them, and effective. The authors aim to help readers develop the multi-faceted approach to leadership that is essential to running complex organizations. They aim to promote development of the “whole” leader through a three-fold framework of theory, practice, and introspection in context of institutional change. In doing so, leaders will be better equipped to lead community colleges in challenging times. The authors tie AACC’s competencies to the leadership theories they cover, as well as to the analysis of the case studies, and leadership inventories, as an essential framework for developing the skill sets to enact the community college mission. The book is suitable for personal reading and reflection, institutional leadership retreats and training, and as a text for higher education courses.
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Leadership

Theory and Practice

Author: Richard L. Daft

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Discovering the Leader in You

How to realize Your Leadership Potential

Author: Sara N. King,David Altman,Robert J. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470902302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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From the Center for Creative Leadership's most popular and best known leadership program Leadership Development Program comes a book for anyone who wants to have a competitive edge in today's complex marketplace. Discovering the Leader in You shows what it looks like to fit in a leadership role and provides a system of self-discovery that allows for exploration into the roles within an organization. The book includes illustrative cases examples and puts the spotlight on the transition from "the decision to lead" to "how to implement the decision to lead."
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Authentic Leadership Theory and Practice

Origins, Effects and Development

Author: William L. Gardner,Bruce J. Avolio,Fred O. Walumbwa

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780762312375

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 438

View: 4168

Offers insights on the development of authentic leadership. This volume considers the dynamics whereby such factors as humor, political skill, emotions, resiliency, and moral and spiritual leadership interact with authenticity to foster authentic leader-follower relationships at dyadic, group, and organizational levels.
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Leadership and Diversity

Challenging Theory and Practice in Education

Author: Jacky Lumby,Marianne Coleman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848604564

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 8052

'What makes this book stand out in the crowd is the engaging approach the authors have taken to present their argument and the novel treatment they offer of diversity and diversity management...a must-read for anyone in a leadership position or interested in investigating education leadership and diversity' - Gender and Education 'The authors should be congratulated for tackling the crucial topic of diversity within educational leadership....the book makes a major contribution to the small but emergent body of studies in this area' - Journal of Educational Administration & History 'This book sets out a central aim of stimulating reflection on diversity and implications for leaders in education. It also aims to support the development of practice. It is a useful book for those involved in educational management and for policy makers at all levels' - ESCalate 'The authors challenge the reader to reconsider leadership theory in light of notions of social justice and diversity, and to put into place newly articulated frameworks for action...The text is richly supported by strong empirical research and a sometimes-intricate philosophical approach in making its case for justice and fairness in education and beyond' - Choice Magazine What do we mean by diversity? Why is it an important issue for leaders of schools, colleges and universities? As society becomes increasingly diverse, there is significant international awareness in education about how this impacts on leaders and leadership. For decades the emphasis has been placed on increasing the number of leaders with specific attributes, such as women or those from ethnic minorities, to encourage a true representation of society. This far-reaching book takes a wider view, challenging the reader to recognise the importance of diversity issues and to embed diversity as central within leadership theory and practice. Drawing on their extensive research the authors establish a clear understanding of what diversity means and use this to develop a distinct approach to conceiving leadership, preparing leaders and acting as leaders. They explain how diversity should be a holistic issue which touches every aspect of leadership and is vital to ensuring effective and appropriate leadership for education in pluralist societies. The authors explore the history of approaches to addressing inequities in access to leadership positions and the experience of leadership, from equal opportunities, to diversity and inclusion, to capabilities approaches. The book also proposes fundamental and concrete changes that leaders can undertake both in their own and their organisation's practice, to reflect a real commitment to social justice in a diverse society.
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Dynamics of Leadership in Public Service

Theory and Practice

Author: Montgomery Van Wart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317472764

Category: Political Science

Page: 520

View: 956

Eminently readible, current, and comprhensive, this acclaimed text sets the standard for instruction in
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Bundle: Northouse: Leadership 7e + Northouse: Leadership 7e Interactive EBook

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781506305288

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 491

View: 1895

Bundle the Print Version of Peter G. Northouse's Leadership: Theory and Practice Seventh Edition with the Interactive eBook for FREE! Peter G. Northouse, Leadership: Theory and Practice, Seventh Edition Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, 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. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter, allowing students to compare the various theories. Each chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide, Leadership: Theory and Practiceprovides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear, concise, and interesting manner. This dynamic Interactive eBook goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking! Your students can read their mobile-friendly eBook anywhere, anytime witheasy access across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Using the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform, students candownload the book to a personal computer and read it offline, share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and“follow” friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights. By simply clicking on icons in the eBook, your students can experience a broad array of integrated multimedia resources including engaging video and audio, as well as access to relevant academic and professional articles. Your students save when you bundle the print version with the interactive eBook edition. Use bundle ISBN 978-1-5063-0528-8. Please contact your Sales Representativefor more information.
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Leadership

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781544327839

Category:

Page: 528

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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.
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Relational Leadership

Theory, Practice and Development

Author: Nicholas Clarke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317216938

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

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The traditional idea of leadership as being about the solo, heroic leader has now run its course. A new way of thinking about leadership is now needed to address major challenges such as achieving greater social responsibility, enhancing leadership capacity and recognising the importance of context as affecting how leadership occurs. Relational leadership offers a new perspective of leadership that addresses these challenges. At its core, relational leadership recognises leadership as centred in the relationships that form between both formal and informal leaders and those that follow them, far more so than the personality or behaviours of individual leaders. This book introduces readers to the most up-to-date research in this area and the differing theoretical perspectives that can help us better understand leadership as a relational phenomenon. Important characteristics of effective leadership relationships such as trust, respect and mutuality are discussed, focusing on how they develop and how they bring about leadership effects. Specific forms of relational leadership such as shared leadership, responsible leadership, global team leadership and complexity leadership are addressed in subsequent chapters. The book is the first to examine recent ideas about how these new forms of relational leadership are put into practice as well as techniques, tools and strategies available to organisations to help do so. The inclusion of three detailed case studies is specifically designed to help readers understand many of the key concepts covered in the book, with key learning points emphasised. The book offers an excellent summary of the state-of-the-art topics in this new and exciting field of relational leadership.
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Moral Leadership

The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment and Policy

Author: Deborah L. Rhode

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119177898

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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Moral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions are those processes most effective? What is the impact of ethics officers, codes, training programs, and similar initiatives? How do standards and practices vary across context and culture? What can we do at the individual, organizational, and societal level to foster moral leadership? Throughout the book, the contributors identify what people know, and only think they know, about the role of ethics in key decision-making positions. The essays focus on issues such as the definition and importance of moral leadership and the factors that influence its exercise, along with practical strategies for promoting ethical behavior. Moral Leadership addresses the dynamics of moral leadership, with particular emphasis on major obstacles that stand in its way: impaired judgment, self-interest, and power. Finally, the book explores moral leadership in a variety of contexts?business and the professions, nonprofit organizations, and the international arena.
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Leadership Interactive EBook Student Version

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter G. Northouse

Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781506305226

Category: Business & Economics

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Take a tour of the Interactive eBook online! ? This Interactive eBook is FREE when bundled with the print version! Instructors: Bundle this Interactive eBook with its print version and your students get the eBook for free! Use Bundle ISBN: 9781506305288 Contact your Sales Representative for more information. This dynamic Interactive eBook version of the Seventh Edition of Northouse's bestselling text, Leadership goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking! Read your mobile-friendly eBook anywhere, anytime with easy access across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Using the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform, download your book to a personal computer and read it offline, share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and "follow" friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia resources as well as access to academic and professional articles. VIDEO: Relevant interviews, lectures, personal stories, inquiries, animated graphics, and other clips bring deeper learning and understanding as you explore key topics. AUDIO: Engaging podcasts and audio resources supplement and enrich key points within the text. REFERENCE AND JOURNAL ARTICLES: Access to articles from SAGE's influential journals, handbooks, and encyclopedias offer important background and exposure to seminal work in your field of study. Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the "Buy Item Now" button on this page to purchase your individual access code. View a sample chapter from the interactive eBook. Please contact yourSales Representative for more information.
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