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Servant Leadership and Followership

Examining the Impact on Workplace Behavior

  • Crystal J. Davis

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Leadership and Followership book series (PASTLEFO)

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

‘In this work, Crystal Davis pulls together some of the keenest minds in the field of Servant Leadership. While many have a vague idea of what it looks like to be in service in the workplace and beyond, this book puts meat on the bones with focus, scholarship and heart. Davis’ contribution to the body of knowledge is unique and necessary, and this is a required addition to the library of all who consider themselves leaders in any aspect of life.’

David Goldberg, Publisher and Editor, Science of Mind Magazine

 

‘[This book] is a cutting-edge collection of essays and research papers.  The contributing authors delve deeply into the nature of what it means to be a servant leader or servant follower within contemporary organizations.’

Larry C. Spears, Servant Leadership Scholar, Gonzaga University, Spokane, USA

 

Providing a deeper understanding of leadership, followership theory, and the follower as servant leader, this book provides employee and follower perspectives of servant leadership in the workplace. The collection brings together both empirical and conceptual research from around the globe to illustrate how the leader is seen through the lens of the follower. Topics discussed include organizational performance, empowerment, competency models, diversity in the workplace, and social roles and stereotypes. With contributions from a range of skilled authors, Servant Leadership and Followership not only provides an overview of servant leadership, but also offers insightful ways for organizations to adapt and progress in line with the shifting moral demands of today’s workplace.

Keywords

leader followership theory organization organisation practice Carribean

Editors and affiliations

  • Crystal J. Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PhoenixJunction CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59366-1
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-59365-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-59366-1
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