In this fully updated Leadership: Theory and Practice 8th edition, (PDF), by Peter Northouse, 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 eighth 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 colleges, institutions, and universities in 89 countries and translated into 13 different languages, this market-leading textbook 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. The best selling author Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent structure for every chapter, allowing students to easily compare and contrast the various theories. Case studies and questionnaires provide college students with practical examples and opportunities to deepen their personal understanding of their own leadership.
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“It’s a very well-written, research-based, comprehensive resource that any scholar of leadership, organizational developer, and current or aspiring leader should be familiar with.” – Benjamin Kutsyuruba
“This is an essential authentic textbook that not only discusses all aspects of leadership but provides application and opportunities for students to self-assessment in one place.” – Deborah A. Johnson-Blake
“I recommend this as the leadership book to read/assign over all others. I tell students this is the most important book in our undergraduate Organizational Leadership major. If I could only buy and keep one book in the program, it would be Leadership: Theory & Practice 8e.” – Ric Rohm
“The ebook is a great primer for an overview of basic leadership theories. It’s a textbook that puts complex leadership theories into digestible forms for those unfamiliar with the language. The ebook provides a great historical context for the study of leadership, serving to inform the work of leadership moving forward.” – Heather J. Mashburn
“Northouse’s Leadership: Theory and Practice 8th edition is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand overview of the field of leadership. It summarizes key concepts and knowledge and explains how we got to where we are today in our understanding of leadership. It’s a college student-centered approach to studying leadership by explaining key strengths and criticisms of each theory and topic as well as including assessments students can use to better understand their own skill/straits/behaviors and potential as leaders.” – Sandi Zeljko
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