At Your Service: Living the Lessons of Servant Leadership
By: Charles E. Wheaton, Ph.D.
About the Book
What is the best way to inspire others
to work toward a common goal?
Is it by force, fear, or bribery?
Perhaps there is a better way!
In At Your Service: Lessons in Leadership, Charles E. Wheaton, Ph.D., examines leadership theory and differing leadership styles as identified and studied by numerous scholars and experts, placing special emphasis on the theory of servant leadership—i.e, focusing on the needs of others while staying in line with the organization’s overall mission, vision, values, and integrity, which in turn self-motivates individuals to apply their particular talents toward the common good.
This book, written for current leaders, would-be-leaders, and all those interested in organizational efficacy, is all about developing and maintaining positive relationships for the common good of all.
About the Author
Charles E. Wheaton, Ph.D., has dedicated his life and his work to serving others. This has been accomplished through more than 40 years of service in public school education and teaching at the university level. He received his Ph.D. in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University and has taught courses on this topic and also published several articles. In addition to professional service, he has served in his church, in community organizations, and as a volunteer in prison ministry, in orphanages, and in local politics.
He currently lives in Central Washington State with his wife, Janet. He is the proud father of two children, Lisa and Mark, who have dedicated their lives to service to others, and they have blessed him with eight grandchildren.
A quote from George Bernard Shaw clearly describes his life’s purpose: “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.”
(2022, paperback, 176 pages)
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