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Servant Leader Within: A Transformative Path

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A guide to ethical and empowering leadership for teachers and trainers in every field. In this inspirational and practical book are gathered some of the classic works of visionary management consultant and educator Robert K. Greenleaf. This volume includes his definitive work on developing servant-leadership in a university, Teacher as Servant. Along with that parable are ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published October 27th 2003 by Paulist Press
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From my book, Dynamic Markets Leadership, all rights reserved:
Greenleaf described some complex factors, and they go beyond most attempts to apply his ideas in terms of partial versions like “management by consensus,” “empowerment,” “change management,” “sensitivity training,” and other attempts to play nice. It is not tender-minded indecisiveness that describes the new leader; rather, it is tough-mindedness, visionary insight, mutual respect, and a deep commitment to serving the common good ins
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Foresight - the Central Ethic of Leadership
Awareness - opening wide the doors of perception so as to take in more of what is available of sensory experience and other signals from the env than pp usually take in.
Al Soto
At Trinity Christian Center I have attempted to introduce Robert Greenleaf's theory of Servant-Leadership as the basis for our Team-Leadership concept at Trinity Christian Center. This is a form of process Leadership that actually is focused on a leader desiring the success of others more than their own success. If this theory is the foundation of â Why we do what we do?It is then important for us to use this as a grid of discerning what can apply into our context from the materials that we read ...more
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I only read the original essay on Servant Leadership. Didn't have any interest in the parable of it.
The original unedited 1970 version of Greenleaf's essay plus his teacher as servant essay - quick read, inspiring.
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