This collection of inspiring essays focuses on the practice of servant-leadership in organizational and business settings. Focus on Leadership addresses how servant-leadership is now increasingly recognized as being on the forefront of emerging leadership thinking. This book features a Foreword by Ken Blanchard as well as writing from: Hamilton Beazley Julie Beggs Warren Bennis Ken Blanchard John C. Bogle Rubye Howard Braye John Burkhardt John Carver Stephen R. Covey Max DePree K. Brian Dorval Kent A. Farnsworth Tamyra L. Freeman Robert K. Greenleaf Dee Hock Scott G. Isaksen Joseph Jaworski Michael Jones Ann McGee-Cooper Russ S. Moxley Nancy Larner Ruschman John P. Schuster James D. Showkeir Ruth Mercedes Smith Larry C. Spears Duane Trammell David S. Young Scott W. Webster Margaret Wheatley Judy Wicks Lea E. Williams Danah Zohar
Table of Contents
Foreword: The Heart of Servant-Leadership (K.
Introduction: Tracing the Past, Present, and
Future of Servant-Leadership (L. Spears).
PART ONE: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP AND THE INDIVIDUAL.
Essentials of Servant-Leadership (R.
Servant-Leadership and Community Leadership
in the Twenty-First Century (S. Covey).
Servant-Leadership and the Imaginative Life
Leadership as Partnership (R. Moxley).
Teaching Servant-Leadership (H. Beazley & J.
Fannie Lou Hamer, Servant of the People (L.
Servant-Leadership: Three Things Necessary
PART TWO: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP IN THE WORKPLACE.
Become a Tomorrow Leader (W. Bennis).
Servant-Leadership and Rewiring the Corporate
Brain (D. Zohar).
Servant-Leadership and the Best Companies to
Work For in America (N. Ruschman).
From Hero-as-Leader to Servant-as-Leader (A.
Cooper & D. Trammell).
The Business Case for Servant-Leadership (J.
On the Right Side of History (J. Bogle).
PART THREE: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY.
The Unique Double Servant-Leadership Role of
the Board Chair (J. Carver).
Servant-Leadership in Community Colleges (R.
Smith & K. Farnsworth).
Servant-Leadership and Philanthropic
Institutions (J. Burkhardt & L. Spears).
Foresight: The Lead That the Leader Has (D.
Servant-Leadership and Creativity (T.
Freeman, et al.).
Table for Six Billion, Please (J. Wicks).
PART FOUR: SERVANT-LEADERSHIP FOR THE WORLD.
Synchronicity and Servant-Leadership (J.
Servant-Leadership: Leading in Today's
Military (R. Braye).
Leadership and the Chaordic Age (D. Hock).
Servant-Leadership, Public Leadership:
Wrestling with an American Paradox (S.
Servant-Leadership and the New Economy (J.
The Work of the Servant-Leader (M. Wheatley).
Afterword: A Remembrance of Robert K.
Greenleaf (L. Spears).
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