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MSOL Book/Article Review July 2012

ltl-book-july.jpgThe Spirit of Servant-Leadership
Edited by Shann Ray Ferch and Larry C. Spears

In “The Spirit of Servant-Leadership” editors Shann Ferch and Larry Spears present an elegant and powerful approach to the nature of the leader-follower dynamic, with a specific focus on many of the most radical, life-affirming, and transformative facets of the servant-leader.
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Larry C. Spears is a graduate of DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana). He began his writing and editing career at the age of fourteen. Larry has edited thirteen books on servant-leadership since 1995; and, he is a contributing author to nineteen books. He is the President of The Larry C. Spears Center for Servant-Leadership (Indianapolis, IN). From 1990-2007 Larry served as President & CEO of The Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership (Westfield, IN). Spears is also Servant-Leader Scholar at Gonzaga University School for Professional Studies (Spokane, Washington). He teaches graduate courses in servant-leadership for Gonzaga. Larry also serves as Senior Advisory Editor for the International Journal of Servant-Leadership, a joint project of Gonzaga University and The Spears Center. Hobbies include genealogy, reading, travel, and time spent in Cape May, New Jersey. Source: www.amazon.com

Shann Ray Ferch is a Professor of Leadership Studies in the Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University (www.gonzaga.edu/doctoral), a program that employs Robert Greenleaf’s (1979/2002) servant-leadership as one of its central leadership theories. Dr. Ferch has served as a research psychologist with the Centers for Disease Control, United States Government, and is a systems psychologist in private practice. His work regarding leadership and the human will to forgive and reconcile has appeared in scientific journals internationally. He is a lead consultant for Leadership Spirit International and a member of the Greenleaf Center for Servant-leadership, Greenleaf Scholars Board. Source: www.amazon.com



 

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