Senior Honors Theses

Publication Date

Spring 4-15-2013

School

School of Business

Major

Business: Management

Primary Subject Area

Business Administration, Management

Keywords

servant, leadership, servant leadership, change, kotter, bringing about change, lead, leading, leading change, business

Abstract

Servant Leadership is unique when compared to other styles of leadership. The idea that a leader should serve his followers is a paradoxical concept that confuses many people. Even so, when trying to produce change, servant leadership is still an effective way to motivate followers. Its unique emphasis on concern for people’s well-being can bolster its success for creating change and leave one’s followers changed professionally and personally. This paper seeks to demonstrate how servant leadership differs from other types of leadership as well as how to produce change within an organization and how a servant leader can be effective in procuring this change.

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