On Becoming A Servant Leader: The Private Writings Of Robert K. Greenleaf
On Becoming a Servant Leader: The Private Writings of Robert K. Greenleaf
Uplift Your Heart and Increase Your Effectiveness
Delve into the personal writings of the grandfather of the modern empowerment movement in business leadership. In this collection of previously unpublished works, eminent writer, consultant, and lecturer Robert Greenleaf shares his personal and professional philosophy, which postulates that true leaders are those who lead by serving others. Spanning a time frame of fifty years, these essays and lectures touch on such key issues as power, ethics, management, organizations, and servanthood. And they offer the reader a wealth of practical suggestions and useful information garnered through the course of a remarkable career.
From Library Journal
This is one of two collections of writings (with Seeker and Servant, Jossey-Bass, 1996) by former AT&T chief Greenleaf published posthumously under the auspices of the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership in Indianapolis. Greenleaf has written extensively on "servant leadership" dealing with the uses, legitimacy, and requisite ethical constraints of power in daily life. These writings comprise a significant portion of Greenleaf's nonspiritual work. The first section, intended for young people, examines the "Ethic of Strength," while the essays on aspects...