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Focus on Leadership: Servant-Leadership for the Twenty-First Century

Focus on Leadership: Servant-Leadership for the Twenty-First Century

Larry C. Spears (Editor), Michele Lawrence (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-17119-5

Mar 2002

416 pages

$40.99

Description

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 a Foreword by Ken Blanchard as well as writing from:

Hamilton Beazley * Julie Beggs * Warren Bennis * Ken Blanchard * John C. Bogle * Rubye Howard Braye * John Burkhardt * John Carver * Stephen R. Covey * Max DePree * K. Brian Dorval * Kent A. Farnsworth * Tamyra L. Freeman * Robert K. Greenleaf * Dee Hock * Scott G. Isaksen * Joseph Jaworski * Michael Jones * Ann McGee-Cooper * Russ S. Moxley * Nancy Larner Ruschman * John P. Schuster * James D. Showkeir * Ruth Mercedes Smith * Larry C. Spears * Duane Trammell * David S. Young * Scott W. Webster * Margaret Wheatley * Judy Wicks * Lea E. Williams * Danah Zohar
Foreword: The Heart of Servant-Leadership (K. Blanchard).

Preface.

Introduction: Tracing the Past, Present, and Future of Servant-Leadership (L. Spears).

PART ONE: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP AND THE INDIVIDUAL.

Essentials of Servant-Leadership (R. Greenleaf).

Servant-Leadership and Community Leadership in the Twenty-First Century (S. Covey).

Servant-Leadership and the Imaginative Life (M. Jones).

Leadership as Partnership (R. Moxley).

Teaching Servant-Leadership (H. Beazley & J. Beggs).

Fannie Lou Hamer, Servant of the People (L. Williams).

Servant-Leadership: Three Things Necessary (M. DePree).

PART TWO: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP IN THE WORKPLACE.

Become a Tomorrow Leader (W. Bennis).

Servant-Leadership and Rewiring the Corporate Brain (D. Zohar).

Servant-Leadership and the Best Companies to Work For in America (N. Ruschman).

From Hero-as-Leader to Servant-as-Leader (A. Cooper & D. Trammell).

The Business Case for Servant-Leadership (J. Showkeir).

On the Right Side of History (J. Bogle).

PART THREE: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY.

The Unique Double Servant-Leadership Role of the Board Chair (J. Carver).

Servant-Leadership in Community Colleges (R. Smith & K. Farnsworth).

Servant-Leadership and Philanthropic Institutions (J. Burkhardt & L. Spears).

Foresight: The Lead That the Leader Has (D. Young).

Servant-Leadership and Creativity (T. Freeman, et al.).

Table for Six Billion, Please (J. Wicks).

PART FOUR: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP FOR THE WORLD.

Synchronicity and Servant-Leadership (J. Jaworski).

Servant-Leadership: Leading in Today's Military (R. Braye).

Leadership and the Chaordic Age (D. Hock).

Servant-Leadership, Public Leadership: Wrestling with an American Paradox (S. Webster).

Servant-Leadership and the New Economy (J. Schuster).

The Work of the Servant-Leader (M. Wheatley).

Afterword: A Remembrance of Robert K. Greenleaf (L. Spears).

Acknowledgments.

About the Editors and the Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership.

Permissions and Copyrights.

Recommended Reading.

Index.