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Servant Leadership

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Community, Leadership

“Servant leadership” has become popular in the 21st century, although the term was first coined by Robert Greenleaf (1970) in the 1960-70s. Greenleaf had a background in teaching, and his theories have since been widely applied within education. The theory is truly people-orientated (Greenleaf, 1970), in that the goal of leaders is to serve followers …

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Distributed Leadership

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Leadership

“Distributed Leadership” differs from others as it does not involve a leader and many followers. Rather the situation is of many leaders, who are followers simultaneously/inter-changeably. It lacks a universally accepted definition (Wright, 2008). These theories have been dated back to 1250BC (Oduro, 2004, p. 4) and consider leadership to be a collective social process …

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