King Frederick the Great – Anti-Machiavellian and Servant Leader?

  title={King Frederick the Great – Anti-Machiavellian and Servant Leader?},
  author={Jan Gunter Langhof and Stefan G{\"u}ldenberg},
  journal={Journal of Management History},
This study aims to include two major objectives. Firstly, Frederick’s leadership is explored and characterized. Secondly, it is examined as to why a leader may (or may not) adopt servant leadership behavior in the case of Frederick II, King of Prussia.,The applied methodology is a historical examination of Frederick II’s leadership, an eighteenth-century’s monarch who has the reputation of being the “first servant of the state.” The analysis is conducted from the perspective of modern servant… 



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