Book Review: Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice - Peter G Northouse

David McGuire

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    This interactive textbook provides a useful introduction to a range of leadership concepts and practices. Written by Peter G. Northouse, author of Leadership: Theory and Practice (now in its fourth edition), this textbook describes the basics of leadership in an accessible and user-friendly way. The textbook comprises of ten chapters – each dealing with a separate leadership principle. All chapters begin with a 5-15 page synopsis of the theory and research related to the issue under discussion. Thereafter, readers are invited to explore leadership concepts experientially by means of questionnaires, observational exercises and reflection, and action worksheets.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)838-840
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of European Industrial Training
    Issue number8/9
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2009


    • Leadership, effective management,


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