A Systematic Literature Review of Servant Leadership Theory in Organizational Contexts

@article{Parris2013ASL,
  title={A Systematic Literature Review of Servant Leadership Theory in Organizational Contexts},
  author={Denise Linda Parris and Jon Welty Peachey},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2013},
  volume={113},
  pages={377-393}
}
A new research area linked to ethics, virtues, and morality is servant leadership. Scholars are currently seeking publication outlets as critics debate whether this new leadership theory is significantly distinct, viable, and valuable for organizational success. The aim of this study was to identify empirical studies that explored servant leadership theory by engaging a sample population in order to assess and synthesize the mechanisms, outcomes, and impacts of servant leadership. Thus, we… 

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