"Northouse offers comprehensive coverage of leadership that spans decades of classic and contemporary approaches. He effectively translates the evidence-base in a way that students can put into practice. I have always been impressed with the balance in his presentation of leadership theories, offering a section on strengths and criticisms in each chapter. If you are looking for a book that encourages critical thinking about leadership, this is the one."
Author: Terri A. Scandura
"With each new edition, Peter Northouse has consistently produced a textbook that provides students with a thorough introduction to Leadership. Moreover, he continually updates with cutting-edge topics and important issues facing leaders today. My students love this text."
Author: Ronald E. Riggio, Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
"Leadership: Theory and Practice and its accompanying resources are exceptional. The text is an essential resource for faculty and for students at the undergrad, graduate, executive education, and doctoral levels. There's nothing out there that even come close in terms of quality and comprehensiveness. Don't teach leadership at any level without it."
Author: James D. Ludema
"Northouse's Leadership: Theory and Practice is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand overview of the field of leadership. It summarizes key concepts and knowledge and explains how we got to where we are today in our understanding of leadership. It is a student-centered approach to studying leadership by explaining key strengths and criticisms of each theory and topic as well as including assessments students can use to better understand their own traits/skills/behaviors and potential as leaders." Author: Sandi Zeljko