Servant Leadership: Its Origin, Development, and Application in Organizations

@article{Sendjaya2002ServantLI,
  title={Servant Leadership: Its Origin, Development, and Application in Organizations},
  author={Sen Sendjaya and James Christopher Sarros},
  journal={Journal of Leadership \& Organizational Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={57 - 64}
}
  • S. Sendjaya, J. Sarros
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies
This paper examines the philosophical foundation of servant leadership by extracting several value-laden principles drawn from Greenleafs and Jesus Christ's delineation of the concept. The primary intent and self-concept of servant leaders are singled out as the distinctive features of servant leadership. While empirical research studies are critically needed to develop the concepts underlying the servant leadership movement into sound theory, an accurate understanding of the conceptual roots… 
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