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Theory and Practice of LeadershipIf you are looking for a more holistic and critical take on the field of leadership, look no further! The Second Edition of Theory and Practice of Leadership is an engaging and highly-respected text that offers an exploration of leadership at all levels of organization ? whether that leadership is traditional or virtual, and whether the organization is corporate and non-profit….

Leadership: Theory and PracticeAdopted at more than 800 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Each chapter follows a consistent format, allowing students to easily contrast the various theories, and three case studies in each chapter provide practical examples of each theory or trai…

Leadership: Theory and Practice, 7th Edition2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter, allowing students to compare the various theories. Each c…

Leadership: Theory and Practice, 6th EditionAdopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Each chapter of Peter Northouse’s Leadership: Theory and Practice follows a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the various theories, and three case studies in each chapter…

Handbook of Leadership Theory and PracticeScores of books and articles have been written in the popular press and mainstream marketplace about leadership: who leaders are, what they do, and why they matter. Yet in academia, there is a dearth of rigorous research, journal articles, or doctoral programs focused on leadership as a discipline. Why do top business schools espouse mission statements that promise to “educate the leaders of the future”- yet fail to give leadership its intellectual due?The Handbook of Leadership Theory and Pract…

Leadership-as-Practice: Theory and Application (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research)This book develops a new paradigm in the field of leadership studies, referred to as the “leadership-as-practice” (L-A-P) movement. Its essence is its conception of leadership as occurring as a practice rather than residing in the traits or behaviours of particular individuals. A practice is a coordinative effort among participants who choose through their own rules to achieve a distinctive outcome. It also tends to encompass routines as well as problem-solving or coping skills, often tacit, tha…

Leadership: Theory and PracticeHeartened by the positive response to previous editions of Leadership: Theory and Practice, this Fourth Edition is written with the same objective to bridge the gap between the often simplistic popular approaches to leadership and the more abstract theoretical approaches….

The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the WorldWhen change requires you to challenge people’s familiar reality, it can be difficult, dangerous work. Whatever the context–whether in the private or the public sector–many will feel threatened as you push though major changes. But as a leader, you need to find a way to make it work.Ron Heifetz first defined this problem with his distinctive theory of adaptive leadership in Leadership Without Easy Answers. In a second book, Leadership on the Line, Heifetz and coauthor Marty Linsky highlighted t…

Moral Leadership: The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment and PolicyMoral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions are those processes most effective? What is the impact of ethics officers, codes, training programs, and similar initiatives? How do standards an…

Family Health Care Nursing: Theory, Practice, and Research Awarded first placein the 2014 AJN Book of the Year Awards in theChild Health category! Prepare for the real world of family nursing care!Explore family nursing the way it is practiced today—with an evidence-based, clinical focus built on a firm foundation of theory and research. From health promotion to end of life, this text shows how caring for families can be planned based on current evidence of effectiveness….