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Concepts and Practice

Fifth Edition
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January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
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Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition – Vantage Digital Option delivers trusted SAGE textbook content on SAGE vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. With evidence-based instructional design at the core, SAGE vantage creates more time for engaged learning and empowered teaching, keeping the classroom where it belongs—in your hands. 

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About Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition

Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear, concise 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. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fifth Edition includes a new chapter on destructive leadership, 18 new cases, and 5 new Leadership Snapshots.

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  • sample course syllabi with suggested models for structuring your course that give you options to customize your course to your exact needs;
  • lecture notes that summarize key concepts on a chapter-by-chapter basis to help you with preparation for lectures and class discussions;
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NEW & KEY FEATURES of Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition

New To This Edition: 
  • A new chapter on Exploring Destructive Leadership analyses the causes of toxic leadership and discusses practical ways to confront and extinguish it. 
  • 18 new Case Studies illustrate core concepts and allow readers to solve real world leadership challenges.  
  • 5 new Leadership Snapshots including profiles of Michelle Obama, Jasmine Crowe, and Elizabeth Homes are included. 
  • A new questionnaire on abusive leadership helps readers understand the dimensions of destructive leadership as well as their own destructive tendencies.

Key Features:

  • Chapter on Embracing Diversity and Inclusion provides students with a deep understanding of different aspects of diversity and how to create an inclusive climate. 
  • Leadership Questionnaires provide readers with self-assessment opportunities to identify their own unique leadership style and preferences. 
  • Leadership Assessments (available exclusively in SAGE vantage) offer readers an analysis of their questionnaire score and personalized, pragmatic feedback for further strengthening of their leadership abilities.
  • Observational Exercise allow readers to examine leader behaviors of others in real world scenarios. 
  • Reflection and Action Worksheets encourage readers to reflect upon their own leadership styles and identify an action plan for improving their leadership skills. 
  • Leadership Snapshots profile a diverse array of well-known leaders whose characteristics, style, or experience illustrate concepts discussed in the chapter.
  • Case studies, examples, and research are integrated throughout the book.
  • Assignable SAGE Premium Video (available via the SAGE vantage platform, linked through SAGE coursepacks) that is tied to learning objectives, and curated and produced exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life, featuring Leadership in Action, insights from other leadership experts, and Peter Northouse discussing key leadership concepts.

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