The 7th edition of this market-leading textbook continues to review and analyse the major leadership theories with special attention on how each of these theories can be applied in real-world organizations. Direct and logical in approach, Leadership: Theory and Practice is written with the objective of bridging the gap between the often-simplistic popular approaches to leadership and the more abstract theoretical approaches. Adopted by more than 1, colleges and universities worldwide, this textbook owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northouse is a professor emeritus of communication in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. For more than 25 years he taught leadership and interpersonal and organizational communication at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Jump to navigation. This is the third installment of our series on servant leadership. Strengthening each of these traits is crucial to creating a healthy culture of servant leaders. Confidence is the mental attitude of trusting that you have acquired the wisdom needed to face unfamiliar or challenging situations.
Robert C. Note: One of the most exciting aspects of the servant leadership movement today is the new research on servant leadership that is being conducted by scholars. Bob Liden, professor of management at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is a leading scholar in servant leadership research.
As they develop skills in areas relevant to their ministries and congregations, participants of ASEC's Sisters Leadership Development Initiative SLDI program build their capacity to act as servant leaders and role models. The 8 characteristics of servant leaders and quotes from true servant leaders that emphasize the impact of education on servant leadership. So, what exactly is servant leadership and how do we measure these results in the evaluation of our programs? Servant leadership is a leadership philosophy in which the main goal of the leader is to serve.