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Introduction to Leadership - Vantage Digital Option
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Introduction to Leadership - Vantage Digital Option
Concepts and Practice

Fifth Edition

Courses:
Leadership

January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
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Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear, concise overview of the complexities of practicing leadership and concrete strategies for becoming better leaders. Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition – Vantage Digital Option delivers the trusted content from Northouse's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition

Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear, concise overview of the complexities of practicing leadership and concrete strategies for becoming better leaders. The text is organized around key leader responsibilities such as creating a vision, establishing a constructive climate, listening to outgroup members, and overcoming obstacles. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fifth Edition includes a new chapter on destructive leadership, 18 new cases, and 5 new Leadership Snapshots.

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NEW & KEY FEATURES of Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Editio
  • A new chapter on Exploring Destructive Leadership analyses the causes of toxic leadership and discusses practical ways to confront and extinguish it. 
  • 18 new Case Studies illustrate core concepts and allow readers to solve real world leadership challenges.  
  • 5 new Leadership Snapshots including profiles of Michelle Obama, Jasmine Crowe, and Elizabeth Homes are included. 
  • A new questionnaire on abusive leadership helps readers understand the dimensions of destructive leadership as well as their own destructive tendencies.
  • Chapter on Embracing Diversity and Inclusion provides students with a deep understanding of different aspects of diversity and how to create an inclusive climate. 
  • Leadership Questionnaires provide readers with self-assessment opportunities to identify their own unique leadership style and preferences. 
  • Leadership Assessments (available exclusively in SAGE Vantage) offer readers an analysis of their questionnaire score and personalized, pragmatic feedback for further strengthening of their leadership abilities.
  • Observational Exercise allow readers to examine leader behaviors of others in real world scenarios. 
  • Reflection and Action Worksheets encourage readers to reflect upon their own leadership styles and identify an action plan for improving their leadership skills. 
  • Leadership Snapshots profile a diverse array of well-known leaders whose characteristics, style, or experience illustrate concepts discussed in the chapter.
  • Case studies, examples, and research are integrated throughout the book.

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