Leadership / Edition 5

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Now thoroughly updated the Second Edition of Leadership: Theory and Practice includes these features:
An additional chapter on Leadership Ethics written to address an increased level of concern among both students and practitioners on this timely topic, including descriptions of ethical theories and an analysis of five principles of ethical leadership--respect, service, justice, honesty, and community
An entirely new chapter on Women in Leadership, including a new "Gender Consciousness Questionnaire" that allows readers to assess their own attitudes about gender issues in the workplace
A complete Instructor's Manual with chapter overviews, lists of concepts and terms, questions for study and discussion, activities for use in class, writing assignments, and a test bank of true and false and multiple choice questions
The same user-friendly, chapter-consistent format as the First Edition, with each chapter examining a specific leadership approach, including its strengths and weaknesses, its application, three case studies of each approach, and approach-specific instruments and/or questionnaires
Comprehensive updates and additions incorporating recent advances in scholarship in the field as well as suggestions from classroom use at over 250 colleges and universities where the First Edition was adopted

Leadership: Theory and Practice provides a description and analysis of a wide variety of different theoretical approaches to leadership, giving special attention to how each theory can be employed to improve leadership in real-world organizations. Written in a clear, concise manner, the first edition has been widely used in undergraduate and graduate courses inbusiness, organizational communication, political science, public administration, training and development, and health services. The newly expanded second edition includes more leadership topics, research findings, questionnaires, case studies, and everyday applications.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000882825
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/6/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 456
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction 1
2 Trait Approach 13
3 Style Approach 32
4 Situational Approach 53
5 Contingency Theory 74
6 Path-Goal Theory 88
7 Leader-Member Exchange Theory 109
8 Transformational Leadership 130
9 Team Leadership Theory 159
10 Psychodynamic Approach 184
11 Women and Leadership 204
12 Popular Approaches to Leadership 239
Author Index 261
Subject Index 264
About the Author 271
About the Contributors 273
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