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Servant Leadership vs. Other Models of Leadership

Compare and contrast servant leadership with at least two other models of leadership.

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The foundations of any organization are those leaders that are in position and how they cultivate the work culture that impacts employee performance. The theory of leadership has many different meanings and categories of leaders that one can assimilate to based on traits, behaviors, and other attributes that one may possess. In saying this, three common types of leadership is that of transactional, transformational, and servant. Below we'll discuss the most important difference between these three types of leadership styles as well as how each leader deals with conflict resolution.

Transactional, transformational, and servant leadership share many similarities and differences in how they approach followership by employees. According to Babou (2008), transactional leaders are defined as those leaders that approach followers with an eye to exchanging one thing for another (service), whereas transformational leaders ...