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Robert K. Greenleaf

Book Description

Greenleaf's surviving children authorized this biography on their father, whose work influenced everything from management training and education to corporate ethics and religious missions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Foreword
    1. Peter M. Senge
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Introduction
    1. WHY READ THIS BOOK?
    2. WHAT IS SERVANT LEADERSHIP?
    3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    4. LIVING LIFE FORWARD, READING LIFE FORWARD
    5. A WORD ABOUT WORDS
  8. PART I: Servant: 1904–1926
    1. CHAPTER 1: Breakthrough to a Paradox
    2. CHAPTER 2: First Light
    3. CHAPTER 3: George Greenleaf: Community Steward
    4. CHAPTER 4: Religious and Hoosier Heritages
    5. CHAPTER 5: Awe of the Stars
    6. CHAPTER 6: A Willingness to Venture
  9. PART II: Seeker: 1926–1964
    1. CHAPTER 7: Adventure in Spirit
    2. CHAPTER 8: Crash and Rush
    3. CHAPTER 9: A Passion for Learning
    4. CHAPTER 10: Openings and Convincement: The Quaker Way
    5. CHAPTER 11: Quaker at War
    6. CHAPTER 12: Researcher and Teacher
    7. CHAPTER 13: Meetings With Remarkable People
    8. CHAPTER 14: Crisis of Questions
    9. CHAPTER 15: Husband and Father
    10. CHAPTER 16: Breakout From AT&T
  10. PART III: Leader: 1964–1990
    1. CHAPTER 17: New Skin for New Wine
    2. CHAPTER 18: The Servant Series
    3. CHAPTER 19: Back to Spirit
    4. CHAPTER 20: Twilight
      1. EPILOGUE
  11. Afterword: The Living Legacy of Robert K. Greenleaf
    1. I. APERSONAL REMEMBRANCE OF ROBERTK.GREENLEAF
    2. II. WHYSERVANT LEADERSHIPMATTERS
    3. CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP
    4. III. GREENLEAF’S GREATEST LEGACY: THE GREENLEAF CENTER FOR SERVANT LEADERSHIP
  12. APPENDIX I: A Servant Leadership Primer
    1. WHOANDWHATISALEADER?
    2. WHOISASERVANT-LEADER?
    3. SKILLS AND CAPACITIES OF THE SERVANT-LEADER
    4. SERVANT LEADERSHIPINTHEWORLD
  13. APPENDIX II: Mindmap of Robert K. Greenleaf’s Thought
  14. APPENDIX III: Timeline of Robert K. Greenleaf’s Life
  15. NOTES
  16. Bibliography
    1. WRITINGS BY ROBERT K. GREENLEAF
    2. FURTHER READING: BOOKS AND ESSAYS ABOUT APPLICATIONS OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP
  17. Index
  18. About the Author
  19. Berrett-Koehler Publishers