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Servant leadership for higher education : principles and practices

Author: Daniel W Wheeler
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2012.
Series: Jossey-Bass resources for department chairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel W Wheeler
ISBN: 9781118008904 1118008901 9781118181362 1118181360 9781118181379 1118181379 9781118181386 1118181387
OCLC Number: 744299322
Description: xviii, 190 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unsuccessful leadership models --
Servant leadership : a philosophy of living --
Servant leadership principles --
Principle one : service to others is the highest priority --
Principle two : facilitate meeting the needs of others --
Principle three : foster problem solving and taking responsibility at all levels --
Principle four : promote emotional healing in people and the organization --
Principle five : means are as important as ends --
Principle six : keep one eye on the present and one on the future --
Principle seven : embrace paradoxes and dilemmas --
Principle eight : leave a legacy to society --
Principle nine : model servant leadership --
Principle ten : develop more servant leaders --
Care and feeding of servant leaders --
Some common questions (myths) regarding servant leadership.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass resources for department chairs.
Responsibility: Daniel W. Wheeler.

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This practical book places an emphasis on principles and strategies to address issues. It is based on research and best practice. Organised around ten principles of servant leadership and how  Read more...
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