Equip your students with the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today's theory they need to become effective business leaders in ... Show synopsis Equip your students with the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today's theory they need to become effective business leaders in today's turbulent times with Daft's "Leadership, 5E, International Edition". Acclaimed author Richard Daft helps your students explore the latest thinking in leadership theory and contemporary practices at work within organizations throughout the world. This edition more closely connects theory to recent world events, such as the Wall Street meltdown, ethical scandals, and political turmoil. Students examine emerging topics, including enhancing emotional intelligence, leadership vision and courage, leading virtual teams, and open innovation. Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this edition now offers full-color visuals to reinforce the book's engaging presentation. This edition's proven applications, specifically designed for today's leadership theory and applications course, and a solid foundation grounded in established scholarly research make the topic of leadership come alive for your students.