Introduction to Leadership

Introduction to Leadership Author Peter G. Northouse
ISBN-10 9781506378350
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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The Fourth Edition of Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear 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. Three interactive components in every chapter—self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets—get readers actively involved in applying leadership concepts to their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fourth Edition includes a new chapter on how leaders can embrace diversity and inclusion, as well as new material on the dark side of leadership and a new ethical leadership style questionnaire.

Introduction to Leadership Interactive EBook

Introduction to Leadership Interactive EBook Author Peter G. Northouse
ISBN-10 1483345025
Year 2014-01-21
Pages
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Experience the eBook today! Take a demo of Chapter 7: Creating a Vision This dynamic new Interactive eBook version of the Peter G. Northouse’s Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition is ideal for students in online and traditional courses who prefer a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It provides students with integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. Students will also have immediate access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, and more! This interactive ebook is available for stand-alone purchase, but it comes FREE when purchased in a bundle with the print version. Click here for more details of the ebook and print copy bundle.

Leadership

Leadership Author Peter G. Northouse
ISBN-10 9781483317540
Year 2015-02-11
Pages 520
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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2016 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 chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide, Leadership: Theory and Practice provides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear, concise, and interesting manner.

Leading Change in Multiple Contexts

Leading Change in Multiple Contexts Author Gill Robinson Hickman
ISBN-10 9781452276786
Year 2009-07-15
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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The first book to bring together both leadership and change theories, concepts, and processes, Leading Change in Multiple Contexts uses a consistent framework and the latest research to help readers understand and apply the concepts and practices of leading change. Key Features Brings together leadership and change concepts and practices in five distinct contexts—organizational, community, political, social change, and global Draws from a wide range of classic and recent scholarship from multiple disciplines Includes the perspectives of change and leadership experts Offers real-life vignettes that provide examples of leading change in every context Provides readers with application and reflection exercises that allow them to apply leadership and change concepts to their experiences Leading Change in Multiple Contexts is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in Change Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, and Leadership and Change offered in departments of business, education, communication, and public administration, as well as programs focusing on leadership, public policy, community activism, and social change.

Northouse Introduction to Leadership 3e Northouse Introduction to Leadership 3e Interactive Ebook

Northouse  Introduction to Leadership 3e   Northouse  Introduction to Leadership 3e Interactive Ebook Author Peter G. Northouse
ISBN-10 1483316653
Year 2014-01-24
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Bundle the Print Version of Peter G. Northouse’s Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition with the Interactive eBook for FREE! Peter G. Northouse, Introduction to Leadership Concepts and Practice, Third Edition Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, Peter G. Northouse’s Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition provides readers with practical strategies for becoming more effective leaders in organizational settings and in their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory, this applied and reader-friendly text emphasizes the invaluable “how-to” components of leadership. Focusing on developing the unique strengths of the leader, it presents an array of interactive learning tools that help readers identify their leadership preferences, reflect on leadership opportunities and experiences, and strengthen their leadership skills. Peter G. Northouse, Introduction to Leadership Concepts and Practice Interactive Ebook, Third Edition This dynamic new Interactive eBook version of the Peter G. Northouse’s Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition is ideal for students in online and traditional courses who prefer a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It provides students with integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. Students will also have immediate access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, and more! Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.

Leadership

Leadership Author Peter G. Northouse
ISBN-10 9781452203409
Year 2012-02-02
Pages 485
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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Adopted 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 follows a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the various theories. Three case studies in each chapter provide practical examples of the theories discussed.

Bundle Northouse Leadership 7e Northouse Introduction to Leadership 3e

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ISBN-10 1506306101
Year 2015-03-19
Pages
Language en
Publisher Sage Publications, Incorporated
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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students! Peter G. Northouse, Leadership: Theory and Practice Seventh Edition Turning One Million Readers into Stronger Leaders 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 exercises that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northouse wrote each chapter in a consistent format, allowing students to contrast the various theories. Every chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Over 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide have adopted this a Northouse text already and the number continues to grow as future leaders are built with each revision. Peter G. Northouse, Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice Third Edition Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, Peter G. Northouse'sIntroduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition provides readers with practical strategies for becoming more effective leaders in organizational settings and in their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory, this applied and reader-friendly text emphasizes the invaluable “how-to” components of leadership. Focusing on developing the unique strengths of the leader, it presents an array of interactive learning tools that help readers identify their leadership preferences, reflect on leadership opportunities and experiences, and strengthen their leadership skills. Please contact your Sales Representativefor more information.

Policy Analysis

Policy Analysis Author David L. Weimer
ISBN-10 9781315442112
Year 2017-03-31
Pages 502
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Often described as a public policy “bible,” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for and the limitations to public policy. It offers practical advice about how to do policy analysis, but goes a bit deeper to demonstrate the application of advanced analytical techniques through the use of case studies. Updates to this edition include: A chapter dedicated to distinguishing between policy analysis, policy research, stakeholder analysis, and research about the policy process. An extensively updated chapter on policy problems as market and governmental failure that explores the popularity of Uber and its consequences. The presentation of a property rights perspective in the chapter on government supply to help show the goal tensions that arise from mixed ownership. An entirely new chapter on performing analysis from the perspective of a public agency and a particular program within the agency’s portfolio: public agency strategic analysis (PASA). A substantially rewritten chapter on cost–benefit analysis, to better prepare students to become producers and consumers of the types of cost–benefit analyses they will encounter in regulatory analysis and social policy careers. A new introductory case with a debriefing that provides advice to help students immediately begin work on their own projects. Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practices remains a comprehensive, serious, and rich introduction to policy analysis for students in public policy, public administration, and business programs.

School Leadership in a Diverse Society

School Leadership in a Diverse Society Author Carlos R. McCray
ISBN-10 9781623965310
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 169
Language en
Publisher IAP
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The purpose of this work is to broaden the scholarly dialogue in educational leadership and to address the changing role of the American school principal in the twenty-first century with regard to increasing diversity in the United States. This book seeks to provide theoretical and practical insight into the role of school principals dealing with an ever-increasing multicultural student population. We cover an array of issues that we believe are critical in order for the twenty-first century school principal to be effective and relevant. A primary inquiry that needs to be made is: Are school leaders taking seriously the increasing social and cultural diversity in their schools? It is the school principal who sets the tone for the school culture and who provides the vision as to the direction of the organization. We endeavor to help scholars and practitioners have a better understanding of the importance of the diversity of their students, and to give them the tools to appropriately lead schools in ways that ensure all students, regardless of their life circumstances and status, are provided a school climate that promotes high academic achievement and a sense of belonging.

Information Security Management

Information Security Management Author Bel G. Raggad
ISBN-10 9781439882634
Year 2010-01-29
Pages 871
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Information security cannot be effectively managed unless secure methods and standards are integrated into all phases of the information security life cycle. And, although the international community has been aggressively engaged in developing security standards for network and information security worldwide, there are few textbooks available that provide clear guidance on how to properly apply the new standards in conducting security audits and creating risk-driven information security programs. An authoritative and practical classroom resource, Information Security Management: Concepts and Practice provides a general overview of security auditing before examining the various elements of the information security life cycle. It explains the ISO 17799 standard and walks readers through the steps of conducting a nominal security audit that conforms to the standard. The text also provides detailed guidance for conducting an in-depth technical security audit leading to certification against the 27001 standard. Topics addressed include cyber security, security risk assessments, privacy rights, HIPAA, SOX, intrusion detection systems, security testing activities, cyber terrorism, and vulnerability assessments. This self-contained text is filled with review questions, workshops, and real-world examples that illustrate effective implementation and security auditing methodologies. It also includes a detailed security auditing methodology students can use to devise and implement effective risk-driven security programs that touch all phases of a computing environment—including the sequential stages needed to maintain virtually air-tight IS management systems that conform to the latest ISO standards.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management E Book

Leadership and Nursing Care Management   E Book Author Diane Huber
ISBN-10 9780323293419
Year 2014-03-12
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Uniquely organized around the AONE competencies, this trusted resource gives you an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at today’s most prevalent nursing leadership and management topics. Coverage features the most up-to-date, research-based blend of practice and theory related to topics such as: the nursing professional's role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management. UNIQUE! Chapters divided according to AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives. Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and highlight practical applications of research findings. Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key concepts can be applied to actual practice. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions to help you reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation. NEW! Full-color design makes content more vivid and realistic. NEW! Chapter on Communication and Care Coordination covers these integral topics. NEW! Updates to critical thinking exercises, case studies, research notes, and references offer the most current information. NEW! Updated sections on Current Issues and Trends reflect the latest topics in the field. NEW! Relevant Web Sites boxes provide authoritative resources for additional research.

Health Communication

Health Communication Author Laurel Lindhout Northouse
ISBN-10 UOM:39015041352165
Year 1998
Pages 322
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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The book will help nurses and other health care professionals improve their personal communication style and master one of the most important aspects of health care - effective communication with the patient. New sections in this edition include a chapter on multicultural issues; new material on communicating across the lifespan; attention on public health issues, ethics and effective communication techniques; and case studies for communicating with AIDS patients and "family".

Introduction to Online Learning

Introduction to Online Learning Author Julie L. Globokar
ISBN-10 9781412978224
Year 2010-04-28
Pages 123
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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This book addresses myths and misconceptions regarding online education, organization, communication, time management, personal learning styles, key aspects of research, handling technological 'catastrophes', where to seek help when you need it, and other tips for successfully meeting the unique demands of distance learning. This book contains relevant, original examples and illustrations, as well as online resources with links to meaningful examples, interviews with students, etc.

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ISBN-10 1506305288
Year 2015-03-23
Pages 491
Language en
Publisher Sage Publications, Incorporated
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Bundle the Print Version of Peter G. Northouse's Leadership: Theory and Practice Seventh Edition with the Interactive eBook for FREE! Peter G. Northouse, Leadership: Theory and Practice, Seventh Edition 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 chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide, Leadership: Theory and Practiceprovides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear, concise, and interesting manner. This dynamic Interactive eBook goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking! Your students can read their mobile-friendly eBook anywhere, anytime witheasy access across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Using the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform, students candownload the book to a personal computer and read it offline, share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and“follow” friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights. By simply clicking on icons in the eBook, your students can experience a broad array of integrated multimedia resources including engaging video and audio, as well as access to relevant academic and professional articles. Your students save when you bundle the print version with the interactive eBook edition. Use bundle ISBN 978-1-5063-0528-8. Please contact your Sales Representativefor more information.

The Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge Author James M. Kouzes
ISBN-10 9781119278962
Year 2017-05
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned, and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential. This new sixth edition has been revised to address current challenges, and includes more international examples and a laser focus on business issues; you'll learn how extraordinary leaders accomplish extraordinary things, and how to develop your leadership skills and style to deliver quality results every time. Engaging stories delve into the fundamental roles that great leaders fulfill, and simple frameworks provide a primer for those who seek continuous improvement; by internalizing key insights and putting concepts into action, you'll become a more effective, more impactful leader. A good leader gets things done; a great leader aspires, inspires, and achieves more. This book highlights the differences between good and great, and shows you how to bridge the chasm between getting things done and making things happen. Gain deep insight into leadership's critical role in organizational health Navigate the shift toward team-oriented work relationships Motivate and inspire to break through the pervasive new cynicism Leverage the electronic global village to deliver better results Business is evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, and leaders must keep pace with the changes or risk stagnation. People work differently, are motivated differently, and have different expectations today—business as usual is quickly losing its effectiveness. The Leadership Challenge helps you stay current, relevant, and effective in the modern workplace.