Wheeler, Daniel W. Servant Leadership for Higher Education Principles and Practices
1. Auflage Februar 2012 38,90 Euro 2012. 208 Seiten, Hardcover ISBN 978-1-118-00890-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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Langtext If higher education is to fulfill its mission, the academy must continue to emphasize the ideals of thought, reflection, and development as well as action. This book stresses the importance of understanding that service is a pre-requisite to leadership. This practical book contains leadership principles and strategies and is based on research and best practice. The book is organized around ten principles of servant leadership and how these principles apply to common issues faced in departments and institutions of higher education. The situations addressed are representative so that it is easy to see how the principles apply to other concerns or issues.
Aus dem Inhalt Foreword ix Kent M. Keith
1 Unsuccessful Leadership Models 6
2 Servant Leadership: A Philosophy of Living 13
3 Servant Leadership Principles 26
4 Principle One: Service to Others Is the HighestPriority 34
5 Principle Two: Facilitate Meeting the Needs of Others48
6 Principle Three: Foster Problem Solving and TakingResponsibility at All Levels 63
7 Principle Four: Promote Emotional Healing in People andthe Organization 81
8 Principle Five: Means Are as Important as Ends 93
9 Principle Six: Keep One Eye on the Present and One onthe Future 102
10 Principle Seven: Embrace Paradoxes and Dilemmas114
11 Principle Eight: Leave a Legacy to Society 127
12 Principle Nine: Model Servant Leadership 141
13 Principle Ten: Develop More Servant Leaders 149
14 Care and Feeding of Servant Leaders 156
15 Some Common Questions (Myths) Regarding ServantLeadership 166