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Leadership
Theory, Application, & Skill Development

Seventh Edition
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Leadership | Leadership

February 2022 | 648 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Leadership: Theory, Application, and Skill Development offers an applied introduction to leadership theories and concepts. Bestselling authors Robert N. Lussier and Christopher F. Achua use current, real-world examples and step-by-step behavioral models to help prepare readers for a wide range of leadership situations and challenges. The Seventh Edition equips students with the leadership skills they need to thrive in today's business world with 23 new cases profiling a diverse group of leaders as well as new coverage of crisis leadership, servant leadership, social impact, and high-performing organizations.  

This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo.

Digital Option / Courseware
SAGE Vantage
is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience 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 simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Learn more.
  • Assignable Video with Assessment
    Assignable video (available with SAGE Vantage) is tied to learning objectives and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life. Watch a sample video now.

  • Assignable Self-Assessments
    Assignable self-assessments (available with SAGE Vantage) help students understand their own leadership styles and strengths.
LMS Cartridge: Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site. Learn more. 

 
Part I: Individuals as Leaders
 
Chapter 1: Who Is a Leader and What Skills Do Leaders Need?
 
Chapter 2: Leadership Traits and Ethics
 
Chapter 3: Leadership Behavior and Motivation
 
Chapter 4: Contingency Leadership Theories
 
Part II: Leadership Skills
 
Chapter 5: Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Skills
 
Chapter 6: Influencing, Power, Politics, Networking, and Negotiation Skills
 
Part III: Team Leadership
 
Chapter 7: Leader–Member Exchange and Followership
 
Chapter 8: Team Leadership and Self-Managed Teams
 
Part IV: Organizational Leadership
 
Chapter 9: Managing Change and Crisis Leadership
 
Chapter 10: Charismatic, Transformational, and Servant Leadership
 
Chapter 11: Leadership of Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion
 
Chapter 12: Strategic Leadership and High Performing Organizations

Supplements

Instructor Resource Site
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LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title’s instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:
  • Test banks tied to AACSB standards
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Instructor’s Manual
  • All tables and figures from the textbook
Don’t use an LMS platform?

You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.
 
Student Study Site
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The open-access Student Study Site makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. It offers flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, as well as learning objectives that reinforce the most important material.
Key features
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • The new 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 self-assessments—all designed to enable students to better prepare for class. Learn more.

  • 23 new case studies profile a diverse group of leaders, including Satya Nadella, Kim Ng, Jose Andres, Alicia Garza, Joey Walt, Rosalind Brewer, LeBron James, Jess Kutch, and Beto Perez.

  • New expanded coverage of diversity, equity, and inclusion explains why DEI is a moral, ethical, legal, and organizational imperative.

  • Reorganized Part IV: Organizational Leadership now covers change leadership with crisis leadership and covers strategic leadership with high-performance leadership.

  • New examples, references, statistics, and new coverage of emerging leadership trends and issues.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Chapter-opening and chapter-closing case studies illustrate how real leaders use theories and concepts to achieve their goals.
  • You Make the Call features provide scenarios that challenge students to make ethical, socially conscious decisions.
  • Self-Assessments help students understand their own unique leadership strengths.
  • Applying the Concept features help students check their understanding of key theories and concepts.
  • Developing Your Leadership Competences exercises tied to AACSB competencies provide students with opportunities to hone their leadership skills and confidence.
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Leadership- Vantage Digital Option

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