Christian Leaders as Role Models: The Life of Job as an Authentic Leader

  • Darlene L. Davis
Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)


There are seven principles for Christian leaders as role models derived from the life of Job: (a) It is through personal integrity that leaders develop high levels of respect and trust; (b) authentic leaders model self-sacrificial behaviors that potentially cascade across organizational levels; (c) authentic leaders model humility through honest reflection; (d) it is through the vulnerability and transparency of authentic leaders that followers identify with leadership; (e) the trust developed by authentic leaders is the crucial to effective leadership and positive organizational outcomes; (f) it is through authentic leadership that followers develop empathy and concern for others; and (g) authentic leaders are values-driven such that their leadership evokes shares values in their followers and organizations.


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  • Darlene L. Davis
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  1. 1.US NavyJacksonvilleUSA

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