In the Topic Materials you were introduced to Robert Greenleaf`s principles of servant leadership. You also read biblical passages related to servant leadership. Using a graphic organizer such as a Venn diagram, illustrate the similarities and differences between Greenleaf`s principles of servant leadership and those presented in the biblical passages.
In 500 words, summarize how both Greenleaf and Christianity call people to serve and discuss how one feels when called to serve as a leader. In your summary, include discussion of the idea that power comes from giving it away and putting oneself in the position to serve others. Using Matthew 20:20-28 and Greenleaf`s principles of servant leadership as a basis, discuss how taking the role of a servant can make one a leader. Provide specific examples to support your ideas.
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GREENLEAF`S PRINCIPLES OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP
Greenleaf`s Principles of Servant Leadership
The notion of servant leadership as known is considered as a purposeful oxymoronic in nature. The theory found its origin biblically; however, Robert K. Greenleaf intentionally contextualized this theory to seek descriptors that would give people a pause in their thoughts in challenging them on their long-standing assumptions that were held in the relationship between leaders and their subjects within organizations (Stone et al., 2013). Greenleaf, therefore, borrows from the biblical framework of servant leadership in describing the principles and attributes of servant leaders, an aspect that this paper seeks to discl