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Introduction to Leadership Interactive eBook

Introduction to Leadership Interactive eBook
Concepts and Practice

Fourth Edition

January 2017 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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This dynamic Interactive eBook version of the Fourth Edition of Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice 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 get access to academic and professional articles.


  • Interactive Leadership Assessments: Readers receive an analysis of their questionnaire score and personalized, pragmatic feedback for further strengthening of their leadership abilities.
  • 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.

Key features
  • New chapter on engaging people’s strengths explores how leaders identify and develop their own strengths as well as the strengths of their followers
  • New Leadership Snapshot feature profiles a diverse array of well-known leaders whose characteristics, style, or experience illustrate concepts discussed in the chapter
  • New Leadership Profile Tool within the Interactive eBook analyzes reader responses in the questionnaires and provides them with individualized, pragmatic feedback for further strengthening their leadership abilities
  • New case studies, examples, and research integrated throughout the book
  • New Ask the Author videos show Peter Northouse answering reader questions
  • Focus on one fundamental quality of leadership per chapter helps readers focus their attention and develop deeper understandings before moving on to the next quality
  • Self-assessment questionnaires allow readers to explore their individual leadership style, strengths, and preferences
  • Observational exercises invite readers to examine the qualities and behaviors of leaders in their own lives
  • Reflection and action worksheets encourage readers to reflect upon their leadership and identify an action plan to improve their skills

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