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Theory and Practice

Ninth Edition
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February 2021 | 600 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Adopted at more than 1,600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 15 different languages!

The market-leading Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse presents an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with a focus on how theory can inform practice. Northouse uses a consistent structure for each chapter that allows readers to easily compare and contrast different theories. Case studies and questionnaires provide students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their understanding of their own leadership style. The fully updated Ninth Edition features a new chapter on inclusive leadership, 17 new real-world cases that profile leaders from across the globe, a new discussion on leadership and morality, and examples of timely issues such as leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PREFACE
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
 
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
 
CHAPTER 1. Introduction
LEADERSHIP DEFINED

 
LEADERSHIP DESCRIBED

 
PLAN OF THE BOOK

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 2. Trait Approach
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES THE TRAIT APPROACH WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 3. Skills Approach
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES THE SKILLS APPROACH WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 4. Behavioral Approach
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES THE BEHAVIORAL APPROACH WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 5. Situational Approach
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES SLII® WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 6. Path–Goal Theory
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES PATH–GOAL THEORY WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 7. Leader–Member Exchange Theory
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES LMX THEORY WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 8. Transformational Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES THE TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP APPROACH WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 9. Authentic Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 10. Servant Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
MODEL OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP

 
HOW DOES SERVANT LEADERSHIP WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 11. Adaptive Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
A MODEL OF ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

 
HOW DOES ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 12. Inclusive Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
A MODEL OF INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

 
HOW DOES INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 13. Followership
DESCRIPTION

 
THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO FOLLOWERSHIP

 
HOW DOES FOLLOWERSHIP WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 14. Gender and Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
GENDER DIFFERENCES IN LEADERSHIP STYLES AND EFFECTIVENESS

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 15. Leadership Ethics
DESCRIPTION

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
CHAPTER 16. Team Leadership
DESCRIPTION

 
HOW DOES THE TEAM LEADERSHIP MODEL WORK?

 
STRENGTHS

 
CRITICISMS

 
APPLICATION

 
SUMMARY

 
 
REFERENCES
 
AUTHOR INDEX
 
SUBJECT INDEX

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Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • The Ninth Edition is available as a digital option through SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including video and interactive self-assessments—all designed to enable students to better prepare for class. Learn more.
  • A new chapter on inclusive leadership authored by scholars Donna Chrobot-Mason and Quinetta Robertson keeps readers informed on this emerging approach to leadership by examining the nature of inclusive leadership, its underpinnings, and how it functions.
  • 17 new real-world cases feature profiles from across the globe including a mental health program utilizing grandmothers in Africa, an Italian energy company, and New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern.
  • Updated case studies reflect timely people and topics such as Elon Musk, Monica Aldama of Netflix’s Cheer docuseries, and virtual team leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Expanded discussion of leadership and morality explores leadership as a neutral process and as a moral process.
KEY FEATURES:
  • A consistent chapter structure outlines each leadership approach, how it works, the major studies behind it, and an analysis of its strengths and criticisms.
  • Three case studies per chapter help illustrate leadership theories. Accompanying questions help readers interpret the cases.
  • Questionnaires provide opportunities for students to apply leadership approaches to their own leadership style or setting.
  • Interactive Leadership Assessments (available with SAGE Vantage) offer readers an analysis of their questionnaire score and personalized, pragmatic feedback for further strengthening of their leadership abilities.
  • Application sections discuss the practical aspects of leadership approaches and how they can be used in today’s organizational settings.

I.    Overall Book Changes

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Table of Contents: (e.g. Reorganization of chapters, chapter deletions, additions, splitting, or combining)

 

 

·   New chapter on inclusive leadership

·   Newly revised chapter on gender and leadership

·   Revamped team leadership chapter

·   Reorganization of chapters:

            Adaptive Leadership is now chapter 11

            Followers is chapter 12

            Gender and Leadership is chapter 13

            inclusive Leadership is chapter 14

            Ethical Leadership is chapter 15

            Team Leadership is chapter 16

 

 

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·         End-of-Chapter Pedagogy

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II. Chapter-Specific Changes

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Chapter 1:

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·         Updated citations and new references

·         Evolution of Leadership Box updated to include descriptions of  ethical, discursive, humble and inclusive leadership

·         New section on Morality and Leadership

·         New RL Case study (chapter didn’t have any case studies previously)

 

 

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·         New graf defining traits

·         Enhanced section on strengths trait

·         Emotional Intelligence section expanded

·         New content In Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         New RL Case study on Elon Musk

 

 

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·         New subhead section on Influences on Skills Development

·         COVID-19 example added; tsunami example removed

·         Graph added on Game Basked learning

·         New RL Case study on Peter Tabichi

 

 

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·         Added new section on task and relationship orientation

·         Added new section, Recent Studies, describing the Integrated Model of Leadership

·         Added New graphic (Figure 4.4) Integrated Model of Leadership Behavior (needs permissions

·         New content in Strengths and Criticisms added

·         Case 4.2 (Eating Lunch Standing Up) removed, 4.3 moved up

·         New RL Case study (Case 4.3m Coach Monica Aldama) added

·         New references

 

 

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·         Case 5.2 (Why Aren’t They Listening) removed, 5.3 moved up

·         New RL Case study (Case 5.3, Chinese Philosophies and Leadership) added

·         New references

 

 

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·         Statement on intrinsic motivation added to Description section

·         Context and examples added to each of the Leader Behaviors

·         Context and examples added to each of the Follower Characteristics

·         New content in Strengths and Criticisms added

·         Case 6.2 (Direction or Some, Support for Others) removed, 5.3 moved up

·         New RL Case study (Case 6.3, Row the Boat) added

·         New references

 

 

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·         Information added on relationship of LMX to positive task & citizen performance.

·         Information added on follower proactivity and LMX development

·         New section on Emotions and LMX Development

·         New Figure 7.2 Affective Processes and LMX Development

·         New Figure 7.3 Stage 2 of LMX Development

·         New content on contribution resources electronic communication and LMX in How does LMX Theory Work section

·         New content in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         New content on leadership and advice networks in Application section

·         New RL Case study (Case 7.3, Pixar: Creating Space for Success) replaces previous Case 7.3 (Taking on Additional Responsibilities)

·         New content in the Summary section

·         New references

 

 

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·         First and second paragraphs were switched in Description section

·         Examples of contemporary, transformational leaders added to narrative

·         New information added to the Bennis & Nanus section

·         Information on “grit” added to Kouzes and Posner section

·         Information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) added to Kouzes and Posner section

·         New content in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         New RL Case study (Case 8.3, Grandmothers and Benches) replaces previous Case 8.3 (Her Vision of a Model Research Center)

·         New Leadership Instrument section – Transformational Leadership Inventory replacing MLQ

·         New content in the Summary section

·         New references

 

 

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·         Information/citations added to the Critical Life Events category of Factors That Influence Authentic Leadership

·         Information/citations added in How does Authentic Leadership Work section

·         Significant new information and citations in in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         Information/citation added to Application section

·         Case 9.2 (A Leader Under Fire) removed; Cases 9.3 moved up

·         New RL Case study (Case 9.3, The Arena of Authenticity) added

·         New content in the Summary section

·         New references

 

 

Chapter 10:

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Summary of Changes:

·         Information differentiating servant leadership from other moral leadership approaches added in Description section

·         Information/new citation added to Follower Receptivity in Antecedent Conditions section

·         Information/new citation added to outcomes section

·         Significant new information and citations in in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         Case 10.1 (Everyone Loves Mrs. Noble) removed; Cases 10.2 and 10.3 moved up

·         New RL Case study (Case 10.3, ‘Energy to Inspire the World’) added

·         New content in the Summary section

·         New references

 

 

Chapter 11:

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·         Added new Figure 11.2 The Adaptive Leadership Process to How Does Adaptive Leadership Work? section

·         Added several paragraphs giving two new examples (with new citations) to How Does Adaptive Leadership Work? section

·         Significant new information and citations in in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         Case 11.3 (Redskins No More) removed

·         New RL Case study (Case 11.3, Agonizing Options for Marlboro College) added

·         New references

 

 

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·         Dark triad info added to Followership and Destructive Leadership

·         New information and citations in in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         New references

 

 

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·         Chapter organized around a new 5 FLAG model of gender and leadership

·         3 new case studies

 

 

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Chapter 15:

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·         Chapter moved from 13 (in 8e) to 15

·         New section on Culture and Leadership added

·         New information and citations in in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         Case 15.2 (How Safe is Safe?) removed

·         New RL Case study (Case 15.3, Ship Shape) added

·         New references

 

 

Chapter 16:

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·         New section on virtual teams

·         New information and citations in Strengths and Criticisms sections

·         New RL Case study (Case 16.3 on Virtual Leadership during COVID-19)

·         New references

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