Welcome to the SAGE Edge site for Introduction to Leadership, 5e!

The Fifth Edition of Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear, concise 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. Case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets engage readers to apply leadership concepts to their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fifth Edition includes a new chapter on destructive leadership, 18 new cases, and 5 new Leadership Snapshots. 

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge Peter G. Northouse for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Isolde Anderson of Hope College and Lou Sabina of Stetson University for developing the resources on this site.