On Becoming a Servant Leader The Private Writings of Robert K. Greenleaf

ISBN-10: 0787902306

ISBN-13: 9780787902308

Edition: 1996

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Here, the author presents a collection of essays tracking his personal and professional development as a 'servant leader', a term he coined in the 1970s. Greenleaf argues that true leaders are the ones who lead by serving others.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Robert K. Greenleaf was the creator of the modern trend to empower employees; he also coined the term servant-leadership. He was a top executive in management research, development, and education and AT&T, as well as a visiting lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School. He also taught at Dartmouth College and the University of Virginia. Upon his retirement from AT&T, he founded the Center for Applied Ethics, which eventually became the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership, located in Indianapolis. Greenleaf died in 1990 at the age of 86.

Foreword
The Ethic of Strength: Manuscript For a Book
Something to Hope For
A Concept of Strength
The Search
The Requirements of Responsibility
Openness to Knowledge
The Practice of Openness
The Future Is Now
Entheos and Growth
Purpose and Laughter
A Dream
Essays on Power, Management, and Organizations
Business, Ethics, and Manipulation
Coercion, Manipulation, and Persuasion: Reflections on a Strategy for Change
Power in the Executive Office
Lessons on Power
Building the Ethic of Strength in Business
Industry's Means for Personality Adjustment
Behavioral Research: A Factor in Tomorrow's Better Management
The Operator Versus the Conceptualizer: An Issue of Management Talents
The Managerial Mind
Growing Greatness in Managers
My Work at AT&T: An Adventure in Spirit
Manager, Administrator, Statesman
The Making of a Distinguished Institution
Retirement Communities
Leadership and The Individual: The Dartmouth Lectures
The Crisis of Leadership
The Strategies of a Leader
Leadership and the Unknown
Leadership and Foresight
The Individual as Leader
In Person
A Conversation
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