Do servant-leaders help satisfy follower needs? An organizational justice perspective

  title={Do servant-leaders help satisfy follower needs? An organizational justice perspective},
  author={David M. Mayer and Mary Bardes and Ronald F. Piccolo},
  journal={European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology},
  pages={180 - 197}
While theoretical work has discussed the link between servant-leadership and the satisfaction of follower needs, empirical research has yet to examine this relationship. The present article seeks to fill this void by reporting on a survey study (n = 187) linking servant-leadership to follower need and job satisfaction through the mediating mechanism of organizational justice. Drawing on the multiple needs model of justice, self-determination theory, needs-based theories of job satisfaction, and… 
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