Practicing Servant Leadership
Succeeding Through Trust, Bravery, and Forgiveness
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Practicing Servant Leadership by Larry C. Spears
Book DescriptionPracticing Servant-Leadership brings together a group of exceptional thinkers who offer a compendium of thought on the topic of bringing servant-leadership into the daily lives of leaders. Each contributor focuses on his or her area of expertise, exploring how servant-leadership works in the real world, using examples from a variety of organizations such as businesses, nonprofits, churches, schools, foundations, and leadership organizations. Highlights of the book's twelve essays include information on:* how the idealistic vision of the servant as leader works even in the competitive world of business.* encouraging leaders to begin by looking at what they themselves want to become and then to bring this knowledge into their daily leadership.* how the principles of servant-leadership can enhance our understanding and practice of philanthropy.* examining the board chairperson's especially vital role as a servant- leader.* exploring what leaders learn from being followers. Order your copy today!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787974558
(228mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Larry C. Spears
On Becoming a Servant Leader, Paperback (July 2008)
Uplift Your Heart and Increase Your Effectiveness Delve into the personal writings of the grandfather of the modern empowerment movement in business leadership.
Robert K. Greenleaf, Paperback (July 2004)
Presents a biography of Robert Greenleaf that helps understand the sources of his servant leadership ideas in the context of his own life. This book presents a summary of key servant leadership ideas and explains Greenleaf's transferable strategies for being effective in an imperfect organization, while working with imperfect people.
Focus on Leadership, Hardback (December 2001)
This collection of inspiring essays focuses on the practice of servant-leadership in organizational and business settings. Focus on Leadership addresses how servant-leadership is now increasingly recognized as being on the forefront of emerging leadership thinking. This book features well-known contributors and a Foreword by Ken Blanchard.
Insights on Leadership, Hardback (October 1997)» View all books by Larry C. Spears
From INSIGHTS ON LEADERSHIP... Robert K. Greenleaf from "The Servant as Leader" "The servant-leader is servant first. Becoming a servant-leader begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead...
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Author Biography - Larry C. Spears
Larry C. Spears is president and CEO of the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership. Spears is the former managing director of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, a cooperative association of twelve colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including On Becoming a Servant-Leader, Reflections on Leadership, and Seeker and Servant from Jossey-Bass. Michele Lawrence directs the annual international conference for the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership and acts as editor of the quarterly newsletter, The Servant-Leader. Together with Spears, she is coeditor of Focus on Leadership from John Wiley & Sons.
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