ERIC Number: EJ1134715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Examining Gender Differences of Servant Leadership: An Analysis of the Agentic and Communal Properties of the Servant Leadership Questionnaire
Barbuto, John E., Jr.; Gifford, Gregory T.
Journal of Leadership Education, v9 n2 p4-22 Sum 2010
This study examined the use of five servant leadership dimensions including altruistic calling, emotional healing, wisdom, persuasive mapping, and organizational stewardship by male and female servant leaders. Staff members (368) employed in county government offices across a Midwestern state were sampled using the Servant Leadership Questionnaire and a series of demographic questions. Results indicated males and females equally and effectively utilized both communal and agentic servant leadership dimensions. These findings contest prevailing gender role stereotypes in leadership.
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Gender Differences, Questionnaires, Altruism, Emotional Response, Social Support Groups, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Cognition, Concept Mapping, Leadership Qualities, Sex Role, Government Employees, Transformational Leadership, Statistical Analysis
Association of Leadership Educators. e-mail: Jole@aged.tamu.edu; Web site: http://leadershipeducators.org/page-1014283
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire
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