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Prosocial Leadership

Understanding the Development of Prosocial Behavior within Leaders and their Organizational Settings


  • First book to connect prosocial behavior to leadership behaviors or theories

  • Offers a prosocial leadership development model

  • Provides an up-to-date assessment of the field of leadership ethics


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Timothy Ewest
    Pages 1-22
  3. Timothy Ewest
    Pages 63-79
  4. Timothy Ewest
    Pages 117-134
  5. Timothy Ewest
    Pages 135-148
  6. Timothy Ewest
    Pages 149-160
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 185-220

About this book


This book explores the behavioral phenomenon that is intended to aid in the benefit of others, known as prosocial behavior. The author combines eight years of quantitative and qualitative research to explain and delineate the antecedents to prosocial leadership and align these findings into an understandable model for prosocial leadership development. This ground-breaking text is the first to combine the elements of prosocial followership, development and altruism as essential components to leadership. It further explores the behaviors, values and ideas leading to the formation of prosocial leadership within individuals and organizations.


Social Change Model Servant Leadership Organizational Behavior Stakeholder Theory Spirituality prosocial leadership theory stewardship ethical leadership SMEs

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Houston Baptist UniversityHoustonUSA

About the authors

Timothy Ewest is Associate Professor of Business at Houston Baptist University, USA. He is also a Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton University's Faith & Work Initiative. He is a member of the Academy of Management and part of the AOM divisions on Organizational Behavior, Social Issues in Management and Management, Religion, and Spirituality. Timothy actively researches and publishes on the impact of human values as expressed in religion and leadership within the workplace.

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