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Christian Leaders as Servants: Accept the Opportunity

  • Lorianne Samuel Smith
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Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)

Abstract

Using the life of Joseph as an exemplar, seven principles of servant leadership that can be procured: (a) Servant leaders demonstrate integrity through adherence to their moral convictions; (b) Leaders who serve build and sustain trust; (c) Leaders who serve seek to wisely dissect situations in order to determine potential courses of action; (d) Leaders who serve embody patience as a leadership virtue; (e) Leaders who serve create an environment of shared identity and build structures that are conducive to giving and receiving forgiveness; (f) Leaders who serve present well through preparation, articulation, and confident humility; and (g) Leaders who serve understand that God is trustworthy.

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  • Lorianne Samuel Smith
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  1. 1.Williamsburg-James City County Public SchoolsWilliamsburgUSA

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