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Biblical Principles for Resilience in Leadership

Theory and Cases


Table of contents

About this book


Through sound exegetical methodologies and the current research on organizational leadership, this book uses biblical examples to explore the realities of leadership fatigue. Addressing topics such as stress, crisis, and pressures in leadership, this book offers biblical principles in each chapter that practically connect theory with application. The chapters explore topics such as leadership transitions, the value of followership, crisis management, and leadership in large organizations. Using contemporary organizational leadership research, grounded in biblical theology, this book will appeal to those studying leadership, organizational behavior, and human resource management.


organizational leadership biblical leadership Christian leadership ethical leadership leadership development stress burnout fatigue leadership fatigue reputation decision-making

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Grace College of DivinityClarksvilleUSA

About the authors

Carlo A. Serrano is Professor at Grace College of Divinity, USA and Adjunct Professor in the Schools of Leadership at Regent University, USA and Piedmont International University, USA. He has over 14 years of combined experience in non-profit executive leadership as a lead pastor, teaching pastor, associate pastor, and professor. He also serves on the board of directors of multiple non-profit organizations. Dr. Serrano is a published researcher with work related to leadership emergence, ethical leadership, and servant leadership. He has a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership (Ecclesial Leadership) from Regent University, USA an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University, USA and a B.A in Psychology from American Military University, USA. 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Biblical Principles for Resilience in Leadership
  • Book Subtitle Theory and Cases
  • Authors Carlo A. Serrano
  • Series Title Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business
  • Series Abbreviated Title Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-37100-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-37103-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-37101-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 130
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Faith, Spirituality and Business
    Business Strategy/Leadership
    Human Resource Management
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