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Influence of Culture on Servant Leadership
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Member
In an article, Dierendock discusses how culture might influence servant leadership, mentioning two (Hofstede) that (positively) affect servant leadership within cultures (organizations). 1. Humane Orientation: the extent to which a society (or a corporation) stimulates being friendly, caring about others, fairness and kindness to others. In cultures with a high level of humane orientation, there is a stronger focus on taking care and being sensitive towards others. As a result, these cultures are likely to have leaders displaying higher attention to interpersonal acceptance, stewardship and the acknowledgement of belonging and taking care, which are all characteristics of servant leadership. 2. Power Distance: the degree to which a society (or a corporation) accepts and expects differences in power levels, authority and status. Cultures in which the degree of this dimensions is high, people accept that power is distributed unequally. A low power distance culture stimulates the devel (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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