1. Servant Leadership and Volunterrism; Edward J. Breslin -- 2. Servant Leadership and Gender; Alyse Lehrke and Kristin Sowden -- 3. Creating Positive Organization through Servant Leadership; J. Lee Whittington -- 4. Servant Leadership and Diversity Management; Jacqueline Stephenson -- 5. Servant Leadership and Workplace Bullying: Friend of Foe?; Richard Bame -- 6. The Place of a University to a Community: Academic Institutions where Everyone of the Followers Leads; Peter Amah -- 7. Employee Perspectives: The Lack of Servant Leadership in Organizations; Julie Conzelmann -- 8. Moving from Power to Empowerment in Decision-Making; Julie Overbey and Pamela Gordon -- 9. Review of Followership Theory and Servant Leadership Theory: Understanding how Servant Leadership Informs Followership; Nicole Davis -- 10. Servant Leadership Paradigm; David Duren -- 11. Leading by Serving: Redefining the Roles of Leaders and Followers in Today’s Workplace; Tiffany Brutus and Adam Vanhove -- 12. What is it Like to Work for a Servant Leader?; Gerald Sikorski.
‘In this work, Crystal Davis pulls together some of the keenest minds in the field of Servant Leadership. While many have a vague idea of what it looks like to be in service in the workplace and beyond, this book puts meat on the bones with focus, scholarship and heart. Davis’ contribution to the body of knowledge is unique and necessary, and this is a required addition to the library of all who consider themselves leaders in any aspect of life.’ —David Goldberg, Publisher and Editor, Science of Mind Magazine ‘[This book] is a cutting-edge collection of essays and research papers. The contributing authors delve deeply into the nature of what it means to be a servant leader or servant follower within contemporary organizations.’ —Larry C. Spears, Servant Leadership Scholar, Gonzaga University, Spokane, USA Providing a deeper understanding of leadership, followership theory, and the follower as servant leader, this book provides employee and follower perspectives of servant leadership in the workplace. The collection brings together both empirical and conceptual research from around the globe to illustrate how the leader is seen through the lens of the follower. Topics discussed include organizational performance, empowerment, competency models, diversity in the workplace, and social roles and stereotypes. With contributions from a range of skilled authors, Servant Leadership and Followership not only provides an overview of servant leadership, but also offers insightful ways for organizations to adapt and progress in line with the shifting moral demands of today’s workplace..