This introductory course is for those organizations that want to adopt Servant Leadership and understand that this model will challenge their managers believes and behaviors. According to this model, instead of the people working to serve the leader, the leader exists to serve the people.
Despite being practised in some of the top-ranking companies and having received a strong consensus in academic research, Servant Leadership is seldom applied in many EU companies. Could be as Servant Leadership is totally counterintuitive in some cultures. In SL, the main goal of the leader is to serve!
- A clear understanding of the Servant Leadership model and its positive outcome
- An assessment of your servant leadership attitude
- Practical examples of expected Servant Leader behaviours
What is servant leadership, what outcome, how can be measured
- What is leadership
- The Contrast between Command-Leadership and Servant-Leadership
- Studies about the effectiveness of Servant Leadership
- How to measure Servant Leadership
- Differences between Transformational leadership and Servant Leadership
Developing the seven behaviours of servant leadership:
- Emotional healing
- Creating value for the community
- Conceptual skills
- Empowering others
- Helping subordinates grow and succeed
- Putting subordinates first
- Behaving ethically
Developing the "I serve" mentality: I serve because I am the leader, and I am the leader because I serve.