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Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide, this 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. Case studies in each chapter provide practical examples of the theories discussed.


We gratefully acknowledge Peter G. Northouse for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Isolde Anderson of Hope College, Lisa Burgoon of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Renee Kosiarek of North Central College for developing the ancillaries on this site.