Leadership: Theory and Practice (8th Edition) – PDF

eBook details

  • Author: Peter G. Northouse
  • File Size: 14 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 526 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 8th edition
  • Publication Date: February 13, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07C6CH5G4
  • ISBN-10: 1506362311
  • ISBN-13: 9781506362311

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About The Author

Peter G. Northouse

Peter G. Northouse

Dr. Peter G. Northouse is Professor Emeritus of Communication in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. In addition to many publications in professional journals, he is the author of Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice; Leadership: Theory and Practice; and co-author of Health Communication: Strategies for Health Professionals. His interests include leadership assessment, models of leadership, ethical leadership, and leadership and group dynamics. For over 31 years, he has taught courses in interpersonal communication, leadership, and organizational communication to both graduate and undergraduate students. Currently, he is a consultant and lecturer on trends in leadership development, leadership research, and leadership education. He holds a Ph.D. in speech communication from the University of Denver.

The eighth edition of Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter Northouse offers updated content on leadership theory and practice. The new edition includes a chapter on Followership, which illuminates the essential role followers play in leadership and highlights the characteristics of effective and ineffective followers. The eBook also features a new Ethical Leadership Style Questionnaire and explores dark leadership and destructive leadership. This textbook is widely adopted, with more than 1600 colleges, institutions, and universities in 89 countries having used it and translated into 13 different languages.

The author, Peter G. Northouse, provides an academically rigorous account of major theories and models of leadership. He emphasizes how the theory informs practical leadership. The author maintains a consistent structure for every chapter to allow for easy comparison and contrast of different theories. The eBook features case studies and questionnaires that provide practical examples and opportunities for personal understanding of leadership.


  • Great learning material on leadership approaches, traits, and theories, presented in a succinct learning textbook.” – Comfort Okapala
  • Power-packed textbook that provides opportunities for personal application, with content offering professors support to teach it.” – Belinda S. Han
  • Comprehensive, research-based resource on leadership for any scholar, organizational developer, or leader.” – Benjamin Kutsyuruba
  • The authentic textbook discussing all aspects of leadership, offering application and opportunities for self-assessment in one place.” – Deborah A. Johnson-Blake
  • Highly recommended leadership book to read/assign, summarizing concepts, strengths, and criticisms of each theory and topic.” – Ric Rohm
  • Great primer for basic leadership theories, putting complex theories into digestible forms in a textbook that provides a historical context for leadership.” – Heather J. Mashburn
  • Comprehensive and easy-to-understand overview of leadership, with a college student-centered approach.” – Sandi Zeljko

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