KEY BENEFIT: Business is changing at break-neck speed, so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.Organizational Theory, Design, and Change continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect the most recent trends in real-world managing techniques. Examples have been updated to provide vivid illustrations of such techniques in action.KEY TOPICS: The Organization and Its Environment; Organizational Design; Organizational Change Business is changing at break-neck speed, so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge. This text combines theory with application to show students how organizational change can affect the profitability of a business.