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Why Isn’t ‘Servant Leadership’ More Prevalent?
By James L. Heskett, Baker Foundation Professor, Emeritus at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University Servant leadership is an age-old concept, a term loosely used to suggest that a leader's primary role is to serve others

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  • Fri, Jan 3 2014 9:43 AM

    Brenda Huskey

    By James L. Heskett, Baker Foundation Professor, Emeritus at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University Servant leadership is an age-old concept, a term loosely used to suggest that a leader's primary role is to serve others
  • Tue, Jan 7 2014 10:40 AM

    Brenda Huskey

    van Dierendonck, Dirk. (2011). Servant Leadership: A Review and Synthesis. Journal of Management July 2011 vol. 37 no. 4 1228-1261. Abstract: Servant leadership is positioned as a new field of research for leadership scholars. This review deals with the
  • Wed, Jan 8 2014 12:15 PM

    David Hurst

    Greenleaf was a Quaker and the concept and practice of servant-leadership resonates with the values and practices of the Quakers. They were the least dogmatic and most egalitarian of the Nonconformist sects of the 17th and 18th centuries that played such
  • Wed, Jan 8 2014 6:47 PM

    Tom Flanagan

    Servant leaders in high profile positions rarely rise through their image as servants. This is from my experience and not from formal study. Who, in major organzations, appoints and anoints the servant leader? What board of directors or trustees is itself