The Classic Leadership Resources Now In Its 5th Edition!
First published in 1984, Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal’s bestselling text has turn out to be a classic in the field. Its four-frame model provides four different perspectives in which organizations may also be understood.
The Structural Frame focuses on organization structure and provides insight into how managers and leaders within organizations can better organize and structure organizations, groups, and teams to get results.
The Human Resource Frame focuses at the people in organizations and provides insight into easy methods to tailor organizations to satisfy human needs, beef up human resource management, and build positive interpersonal and group dynamics.
The Political Frame specializes in the political dynamics in organizations and examines how managers and leaders in organizations can be mindful power and conflict, build coalitions, hone political skills, and take care of internal and external politics.
The Symbolic Frame focuses on meaning and culture in organizations, and provides insight into how leaders and managers can shape culture, stage organizational drama for internal and external audiences, and build spirit through ritual, ceremony, and story.
Bolman and Deal update their classic with coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforces, offshoring, and leadership across cultures. An Instructor’s Guide and personal leadership orientations assessment are to be had online at www.wiley.com/college/bolman.