Servant Leadership

Developments in Theory and Research

  • Editors
  • Dirk van Dierendonck
  • Kathleen Patterson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Positioning Servant Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dirk van Dierendonck, Kathleen Patterson
      Pages 3-10
    3. Sen Sendjaya
      Pages 39-51
  3. Becoming the Servant-Leader

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Kathleen Patterson
      Pages 67-76
    3. Shann Ray Ferch
      Pages 77-89
    4. Kok-Yee Ng, Christine S.-K. Koh
      Pages 90-101
  4. Building a Servant Leadership Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Jim Laub
      Pages 105-117
    3. Justin A. Irving
      Pages 118-129
    4. Ann McGee-Cooper, Duane Trammell
      Pages 130-144
  5. Servant-Leaders’ Influence on Followers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Dirk van Dierendonck, Laurens Rook
      Pages 155-165
  6. Studying Servant Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Robert S. Dennis, Linda Kinzler-Norheim, Mihai Bocarnea
      Pages 169-179
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 192-219

About this book


Servant-leadership may be the answer to the current demand for a more ethical, people-centred leadership where humility, servitude and contribution are key elements. The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of current thinking and empirical research of the determinants, underlying processes and consequences of servant leadership.


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