Month

June 2006

All posts published in June 2006

11 posts

The Nature of Leadership

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Advances in both the understanding and the practice of leadership ask fundamental questions worthy of examination: 1. What is leadership? 2. How is successful leadership defi ned? 3. Can leadership be measured? If so, through what means? 4. With over one hundr... More »

The Journal of Applied ChristianLeadership: Mission

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Mission—“To provide a peer-reviewed published dialogue of applied research in Christian servant leadership across denominational, cultural, and disciplinary environments.” Th is mission involves several elements that upon further investigation provide a greate... More »

THE IMPORTANCE OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

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    Why Is It Important? Someone once said, “Those closest to the leader will determine the success level of that leader,” (Maxwell, 1995) and I would add, “and the organization.” Ultimately success hinges on the ability of the leader or leaders to d... More »

IS THE BIBLE RELEVANT TO SERVANT-LEADERSHIP?

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    Introduction Robert Greenleaf’s servant-leadership principles, as described in The Servant as Leader (1991), continue to be a challenge to people who aspire to be effective leaders. The depth of Greenleaf’s thinking and observations reflect a gre... More »

WHAT IS ‘CHRISTIAN’ ABOUT CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP?

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Introduction What is “Christian” about Christian leadership? In this article, I propose that theories of Christian leadership can be defined, implemented, and evaluated through qualitative and quantitative research (Alvesson and Skoldberg, 2000). Qualitative-re... More »

The Journey of a Thousand Miles

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” The journey of launching this journal has included several false starts.  The journey of launching this journal has included several false starts. However, we are pleased to finally put this into your... More »

THE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP

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    John Antonakis, Anna T. Cianciolo, Robert J. Sternberg (eds.). (2004). The Nature of Leadership. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. 438 pages. Advances in both the understanding and the practice of leadership ask fundamental questions worthy of ex... More »

Leadership and Learning: Two Sides of the Same Coin

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Introduction Christendom can be characterized as a massive learning community within which leadership is a critical element. In such a scenario, “Let this mind be in you” becomes a compelling imperative. The Instructor of record is Jesus Himself, and the co-in... More »

THE IMPORTANCE OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

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Why Is It Important? Someone once said, “Those closest to the leader will determine the success level of that leader,” (Maxwell, 1995) and I would add, “and the organization.” Ultimately success hinges on the ability of the leader or leaders to develop a team ... More »