The best-selling author of textbooks such as Management and Organizational Theory and Design introduces a new textbook Leadership: Theory and Practice. Maintaining his trademark tradition of readability, Daft has produced a stimulating and relevant text packed with interesting examples of real-world leadership. Examples from the military, education, business, and not-for-profit organisations will add appeal to a variety of students and markets with applications ranging from schools of education to corporate leadership programmes. Features: * By integrating real-world leadership with academic research, this text is both interesting and informative. * "Leadership Spotlights" and "Living Leadership" excerpts present a variety of examples that are both contemporary and inspiring. * "Leadership Bookshelf" sections integrate recent writings that cover information pertinent to today's leaders. * End-of-chapter leadership feedback questionnaires provide a forum for students to review material and then apply it to their own lives. * Cutting Edge boxes offer examples of leaders and organizations on the cutting edge of leadership. * Examples from the military, education, business, and not-for-profit organisations add appeal for a variety of students and markets.