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ERIC Number: ED527601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 117
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1095-6968-1
Analysis of Servant-Leadership Characteristics: Case Study of a For-Profit Career School President
Hiatt, Elaine M.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Capella University
Servant leadership is a challenging leadership philosophy to study empirically. The purpose of this qualitative descriptive case study was to determine if an effective leader of a for-profit career school displays the 10 servant-leader characteristics, identified by Larry R. Spears (1995) in "Reflections on Leadership," according to respondents, employees of the president. The results indicated the president did not display all of the servant-leader characteristics. The research subject's leadership style, according to the results, is an amalgam of various leadership styles including situational and transactional. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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