Week 7 Assignment
Application: Servant Leadership
Servant leadership is an approach to leadership that seems well suited for those working in nonprofit and public organizations.
For this assignment, review Chapter 10 in the Northouse text on servant leadership, and find at least two additional scholarly articles on servant leadership published in the past 5 years. Think about the characteristics of servant leaders, and explain how it might be used in a public or nonprofit organization that you are familiar with. Then, identify challenges leaders might encounter when engaging in this type of leadership approach.
The assignment: (3â€“4 pages)
Write a 3- to 4-page paper that includes the following:
- An explanation of servant leader characteristics and how they may be effective in public or nonprofit organizations
- A description of at least two challenges related to this leadership approach from your experience and research
Be sure to support your assignment with specific references to the resources and other current literature in the Walden Library.Use at least two scholarly sources from the library that were published within the past 5 years to support your paper.