Leadership Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 076192566X

ISBN-13: 9780761925668

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

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Description: With this text, Peter Northouse provides a description and analysis of a wide variety of different theoretical approaches to leadership, paying special attention to how each theory can be employed to improve leadership in practice.

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List price: $50.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Peter G. Northouse , Ph.D, is a professor of communication in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. For more than 20 years, he has taught leadership, interpersonal, and organizational communication on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to publications in professional journals, he is the author of I ntroduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice and coauthor of Health Communication: Strategies for Health Professionals (3rd ed.). His scholarly and curricular interests include models of leadership, leadership assessment, ethical leadership, and leadership and group dynamics. He has worked as a consultant in a variety of areas, including leadership development, leadership education, conflict management, and health communication. He holds a doctorate in speech communication from the University of Denver and a master�s and bachelor�s degree in communication education from Michigan State University.

Preface
Audience
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Leadership Defined
Leadership Described
Trait Versus Process Leadership
Assigned Versus Emergent Leadership
Leadership and Power
Leadership and Coercion
Leadership and Management
Plan of the Book
Trait Approach
Description
Intelligence
Self-Confidence
Determination
Integrity
Sociability
How Does the Trait Approach Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
Choosing a New Director of Research
A Remarkable Turnaround
Recruiting for the Bank
Leadership Instrument
Leadership Trait Questionnaire (LTQ)
Skills Approach
Description
Three-Skill Approach
Skills Model
Environmental Influences
How Does the Skills Approach Work
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
A Strained Research Team
A Shift for Lieutenant Colonel Adams
Andy's Recipe
Questionnaire: Leadership Instrument
Style Approach
Description
The Ohio State Studies
The University of Michigan Studies
Blake and Mouton's Managerial (Leadership) Grid
How Does the Style Approach Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
A Drill Sergeant at First
Eating Lunch Standing Up
Enhancing the Department's Culture
Leadership Instrument
Style Questionnaire
Situational Approach
Description
Leadership Styles
Development Levels
How Does the Situational Approach Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
What Style Do I Use?
Why Aren't They Listening?
Getting the Message Across
Leadership Instrument
Situational Leadership: A Brief Questionnaire
Contingency Theory
Description
Leadership Styles
Situational Variables
How Does Contingency Theory Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
No Control Over the Student Council
Giving Him a Hard Time
What's the Best Leader Match?
Leadership Instrument
Least Preferred Co-worker (LPC) Measure
Path-Goal Theory
Description
Leader Behaviors
Directive Leadership
Supportive Leadership
Participative Leadership
Achievement-Oriented Leadership
Subordinate Characteristics
Task Characteristics
How Does Path-Goal Theory Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
Three Shifts, Three Super
Direction for Some, Support for Others
Marathon Runners at Different Levels
Leadership Instrument
Path-Goal Leadership Questionnaire
Leader-Member Exchange Theory
Description
Early Studies
Later Studies
Leadership Making
How Does LMX Theory Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
His Team Gets the Best Assignments
Working Hard at Being Fair
Taking on Additional Responsibilities
Leadership Instrument
LMX 7 Questionnaire
Transformational Leadership
Description
Transformational Leadership Defined
Transformational Leadership and Charisma
A Model of Transformational Leadership
Transformational Leadership Factors
Nonleadership Factor
Other Transformational Perspectives
Bennis and Nanus
Tichy and DeVanna
How Does the Transformational Approach Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
The Vision Failed
Students Dig It
Her Vision Was a Model Research Center
Leadership Instrument
Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) Form 6S
Team Leadership - Susan E. Kogler Hill
Description
Critical Functions of Team Leadership
Complexity of Team Leadership
Outcomes of Team Leadership
Clear, Elevating Goal
Results-Driven Structure
Competent Team Members
Unified Commitment
Collaborative Climate
Standards of Excellence
External Support and Recognition
Principled Leadership
Team Leadership Model
How Does the Team Leadership Model Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
Can This Virtual Team Work?
They Dominated the Conversation
Starts With a Bang, Ends With a Whimper
Leadership Instrument
Team Effectiveness Questionnaire
Psychodynamic Approach - Ernest L. Stech
Description
Background
Family of Origin
Maturation, or Individuation
Dependence and Independence
Repression and the Shadow Self
Relational Analysis
How Does the Psychodynamic Approach Work?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
A Change in Behavior
Not the Type Who Sees the Big Picture
Asking for Feedback
Leadership Instrument
Psychodynamic Approach Survey
Chaptet 12. Women and Leadership
Description
Definitions
Overview of Research Trends
Can Women Be Leaders?
Do Female and Male Leaders Differ in Their Behavior and Effectiveness?
Why Do So Few Women Leaders Reach the Top?
How Can More Women Leaders Reach the Top?
Strengths
Criticisms
Application
Case Studies
Dispelling the Stereotypes
But That's What I Proposed
Others Seek Her Opinions, but the CEO Never Knows
Leadership Instrument
Gender Consciousness Questionnaire
Leadership Ethics
Description
Ethics Defined
Ethical Theories
Centrality of Ethics to Leadership
Heifetz's Perspective on Ethical Leadership
Burns's Perspective on Ethical Leadership
Greenleaf's Perspective on Ethical Leadership
Principles of Ethical Leadership
Ethical Leaders Respect Others
Ethical Leaders Serve Others
Ethical Leaders Are Just
Ethical Leaders Are Honest
Ethical Leaders Build Community
Strengths
Criticisms
Applications
Case Studies
A Struggling Company With Not Enough Cash
How Safe Is Safe?
Reexamining a Proposal
Leadership Instrument
Perceived Leader Integrity Scale (PLIS)
Summary
References
Name Index
Subject Index
About the Author
About the Contributors
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