Integral Human Development Through Servant Leadership and Psychological Androgyny

  • Alejandro AmillanoEmail author
  • Josune Baniandrés
  • Leire Gartzia
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


Humanistic management has emerged as a movement that aims at transferring humanistic principles to the management of organisations, promoting in business respect of human dignity, the consideration of ethical implications and corporate responsibility for a sustainable dialogue with the different stakeholders (Melé, 2016). This approach is closely associated with the concept of integral human development (IHD) and the broader consideration of human dignity as an essential factor for human development (Velisario, 2017). From this perspective human dignity is understood as a key element and requires that organizations are not only willing to provide individuals with development in relation to material dimensions (access to goods and services), but also in relation to the necessary social and cultural conditions for human development (see Melé, 2016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alejandro Amillano
    • 1
    Email author
  • Josune Baniandrés
    • 2
  • Leire Gartzia
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Psychology and EducationUniversity of DeustoBilbaoSpain
  2. 2.Deusto Business SchoolUniversity of DeustoBilbaoSpain

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