For undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership.
Nahavandi's text has an application emphasis with a cross cultural perspective on leadership. For any leader, or potential leader, who wants better decision making capability, more satisfied employees, better quality products and services, and more satisfied constituencies and customers.
The text focuses on the future by addressing the dramatic changes that organizations are undergoing. Some of the changes include:
- Throughout the chapters, the authors establish the link between old and new trends in leadership, particularly the focus on teams and nonhierarchical organizations.