Leadership


What is Servant Leadership?

What is Servant Leadership?

For more than four decades servant leadership has remained loosely defined by many in academia and business.  Whether a leadership theory, set of principles, or management approach, servant leadership has been widely analyzed, studied, written about, and praised by well-known authors and leaders of industry. The term servant leadership was first defined by Robert Greenleaf in his book under the same title (Northouse, p. 228).  Greenleaf’s leadership theory originated from a 1956 novel entitled The Journey to the East by Hermann Hesse.  The book tells the story of a group of travelers...

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