This is the fifth release of a work that began in 1984 as Modern Approaches to Understanding and Managing Organizations. Weâre grateful to readers around the world who have told us the book gave them ideas that make a differenceâat work and elsewhere in their lives.
It is time for an update, and weâre gratified to be back by popular demand. Like everything else, organizations and their leadership challenges have been changing rapidly in recent years, and scholars have been running hard to keep up. This edition tries to capture the current frontiers of both knowledge and art.
The four-frame model, with its view of organizations ...