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Reflections on leadership : how Robert K. Greenleaf's theory of Servant-leadership influenced today's top management thinkers

Author: Larry C Spears
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©1995.
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In the twenty-five years since Robert K. Greenleaf first articulated his vision of "servant-leadership," the world has seen a steady expansion in the influence of the man and his ideas. Hailed as the "grandfather" of the modern empowerment movement in business leadership, Greenleaf described true leaders as those who lead by serving others - empowering them to reach their full potential. He saw the ideal leader as  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reflections on leadership.
New York : J. Wiley, ©1995
(OCoLC)647676758
Named Person: Robert K Greenleaf; Robert K Greenleaf
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry C Spears
ISBN: 0471036862 9780471036869
OCLC Number: 31328381
Description: xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Servant-leadership and the Greenleaf legacy / Larry Spears --
pt. 1. Robert K. Greenleaf : grandfather of new paradigm thinking --
Life's choices and markers / Robert K. Greenleaf --
Reflections from experience / Robert K. Greenleaf --
Robert K. Greenleaf and business ethics : there is no code / Anne T. Fraker --
Claiming servant-leadership as your heritage / Carl Rieser --
Tracing the vision and impact of Robert K. Greenleaf / Joseph J. DiStefano --
The strategic toughness of servant-leadership / Dennis L. Tarr --
pt. 2. The emerging model of servant-leadership --
Servant-leadership training and discipline in authentic community / M. Scott Peck --
The search for spirit in the workplace / Chris Lee and Ron Zemke --
Servant-leadership : is there really time for it? / Ann McGee-Cooper and Duane Trammell --
The leader as servant / Walter Kiechel III --
Some executives are trying to make companies heed a higher authority / Edward Iwata --
First among equals : a corporate executive's vision and the reemerging philosophy of trustees as servant-leaders / Deborah Brody --
pt. 3. Growing as servant-leaders/managers --
Servant-leadership and corporate risk taking : when risk taking makes a difference / Sheila Murray Bethel --
Becoming a servant-leader : the personal development path / Isabel O. Lopez --
Managing toward the millennium / James E. Hennessy, John Killian, and Suki Robins --
Team-building and servant-leadership / Philip Chamberlain --
Power and passion : finding personal purpose / Jauna Bordas --
The new leadership / Michael Kelley --
Servant-leadership : a pathway to the emerging territory / Richard W. Smith --
pt. 4. Greenleaf's legacy --
Robert Greenleaf's legacy : a new foundation for twenty-first century institutions / Peter M. Senge --
Chaos, complexity, and servant-leadership / Jeff McCollum --
Pyramids, circles, and gardens : stories of implementing servant-leadership / Don M. Frick --
Creating a culture of servant leadership : a real life story / Tina Rasmussen --
Servant-leadership and the future / Robert A. Vanourek --
Meditations on servant-leadership / James B. Tatum --
Afterword : Reflections on Robert K. Greenleaf / Newcomb Greenleaf.
Responsibility: contributors include Robert K. Greenleaf [and others] ; plus twenty-one additional essays and articles on Servant-leadership by authors, executives, consultants, and journalists ; plus a newly discovered essay by Robert K. Greenleaf and a foreword by Max DePree ; edited by Larry C. Spears.
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Demonstrates the scope of Greenleaf's impact on contemporary management theory and offers key essays by Greenleaf and his leading business and intellectual disciples. This title presents Greenleaf's  Read more...

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