In response to the dynamic environment of management, Daft has written a text that integrates the newest management thinking with a solid foundation in the essentials of management.
As the central theme of Management, the learning organisation is a natural organism that is constantly evolving into a more advanced system.
With this in mind, Daft has introduced this new paradigm in such a way as to enable students to gain the confidence they need to understand and master management.
As in all previous editions the fifth remains on the cutting-edge of management theory and practice, offering in-depth coverage of the latest research and practices coupled with the best traditional management concepts.
Leadership - Daft's key area - is the underlying theme in this new edition.
The latest leadership ideas and practices with established research findings are integrated throughout the text.
A new chapter 1 'The Changing Paradigm of Management' focuses on leadership and the learning organisation.The technologically advanced fifth edition integrates coverage of the Internet and emerging technology into every element of the text and package - web exercises, addresses, in-text examples, and a new, innovative web site.
A copy of the 'Discovering Your Management Career' CD-ROM comes packaged free with the text.