First, please review this two minute video about Servant Leadership.
Servant Leadership video
Servant Leadership – Video link
Then, answer one of the following two questions:
1 – What are servant leadership behaviors and what do they mean to followers? Drawing on your own leadership experiences, what needs to be considered when applying servant leadership to practice?
Servant leadership refers to a form of leadership that replaces self-interest with service to other individuals. It is a form of leadership that puts much focus on people’s strength rather than their weakness. Servant leadership comes from a place of compassion and a genuine desire to help humankind. Unlike leadership that comes from a place of personal motivation such as financial gain, recognition, or power, Servant leadership is motivated by care and willingness to respond as they are able. Leaders should have a moral compass that is guided by their conscience. A leader should be someone who guides other individuals towards a common goal. He/she shows the way by example. Leaders serve to create an environment where other team members have a feeling of being actively involved in the whole process of change. A leader should never be the boss, but instead, be the individual carrying out the mission. Leaders have confidence in their abilities, and thus….
2 – Discuss authentic leadership. How it is different from other theories of leadership?