The Positive Relationship between Servant Leadership and Employees' Psychological Health: A Multi-Method Approach

  title={The Positive Relationship between Servant Leadership and Employees' Psychological Health: A Multi-Method Approach},
  author={Wladislaw Rivkin and Stefan Diestel and Klaus H. Schmidt},
  journal={German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Personalforschung},
  pages={52 - 72}
  • W. Rivkin, S. Diestel, K. Schmidt
  • Published 1 February 2014
  • Psychology
  • German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift für Personalforschung
Servant leadership is thought to encourage socially responsible and moral behaviors. In the present article, we test the positive relationship between servant leadership and employees' psychological health. We argue that servant leadership is positively related to employees' health because servant leaders shape employees' needs and create work environments that fulfill these needs. We examine the proposed relationship of servant leadership (a) competing for variance with different well-known… 

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