Week 7 | Followership and Gender & Leadership 
The discussion question(s) will ask students to post a substantive response and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. The initial discussion post is to be no less than 300 words, must reference material from the textbook,  Students are required to use proper APA formatting and provide references.

Discuss one topic from the assigned reading that was new to you.
Describe the leadership labyrinth.LEADERSHIP
Seventh Edition

To Laurel, Lisa, Madison, Scott, and Kallie

Theory and Practice • Seventh Edition

Western Michigan University

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Northouse, Peter Guy.

Leadershop : theory and practice/Peter Northouse,
Western Michigan University.—Seventh Edition.

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1. Leadership. 2. Leadership—Case studies. I. Title.

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Brief Contents

Preface xvii

1. Introduction 1
2. Trait Approach 19
3. Skills Approach 43
4. Behavioral Approach 71
5. Situational Approach 93
6. Path–Goal Theory 115
7. Leader–Member Exchange Theory 137
8. Transformational Leadership 161
9. Authentic Leadership 195
10. Servant Leadership 225
11. Adaptive Leadership 257
12. Psychodynamic Approach 295
13. Leadership Ethics 329
14. Team Leadership 363
15. Gender and Leadership 397
16. Culture and Leadership 427

Author Index 467
Subject index 477
About the Author 491
About the Contributors 493

Detailed Contents

Preface xvii

1. Introduction 1
Leadership Defined 2

Ways of Conceptualizing Leadership 5
Definition and Components 6

Leadership Described 7
Trait Versus Process Leadership 7
Assigned Versus Emergent Leadership 8
Leadership and Power 10
Leadership and Coercion 12
Leadership and Management 13

Plan of the Book 15
Summary 16
References 17

2. Trait Approach 19
Description 19

Intelligence 23
Self-Confidence 24
Determination 24
Integrity 25
Sociability 26
Five-Factor Personality Model and Leadership 26
Emotional Intelligence 27

How Does the Trait Approach Work? 29
Strengths 30
Criticisms 30

Application 32
Case Stu

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