Leadership: Theory and Practice

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Leadership, Eighth Edition.

The SAGE edge site for Leadership by Peter G. Northouse offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


Used at more than 1500 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 12 different languages, 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, and each chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. 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.


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, Kari Keating of the University of Illinois, Kathryn Woods of Austin Peay State University, Eric Buschlen of Central Michigan University, Lou Sabina of Stetson University, John Baker of Western Kentucky University, and Neda Dallal for developing the ancillaries on this site.