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    I need help with this scenario, please explain on what scale individuals or society evaluate servant leadership? Do we expect servant leadership to appear in education? Are we not surprised Servant leader appears in the education context or is it simply how we are framing our expectations of what Servant Leader consists of or how SL is characterized. What contributions to education by Steve Jobs (former Apple CEO) or Bill Gates (Former Microsoft CEO, Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) as examples of servant leadership? Do their efforts to make technology more accessible count as service to others? Why? Why not

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    Individuals or society evaluate servant leadership poorly. Servant leadership is perceived as a lack of authority by the leader. Servant leadership is distinguished as ineffective. Leaders in business represent the interests of business owners and not those of the employees. Individuals and society perceive such leaders as de-motivating. The employees are always bailed out by the servant leader and productivity declines over a period of time. Individuals and the society feel that a leader must have a vision and should give direction. Instead, serving the employees does not suit the role of a leader.

    Servant leadership in education is perceived as the effort by the top leadership to meet the needs of the students or teachers. The example of Richard Murphy is given as an example of servant leader. Actions such as touring the school regularly, free professional development for teachers provided by teachers, open communications forum, ...

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    The answer to this problem explains issues and examples related to servant leadership. The references related to the answer are also included.

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