The fifth edition of Peter G. Northouse's bestselling introduction is organized around key leader responsibilities such as creating a vision, establishing a constructive climate, listening to outgroup members, and overcoming obstacles. Case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets engage readers to apply leadership concepts to their own lives.
Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical fifth edition includes a new chapter on destructive leadership, new cases, and new Leadership Snapshots. New to this edition: 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. New questionnaire on abusive leadership helps readers understand the dimensions of destructive leadership as well as their own destructive tendencies.