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Listening: An ethical imperative for servant-leaders

Reynolds, Kae (2012) Listening: An ethical imperative for servant-leaders. In: Servant-leadership: Practice and application. Selected proceedings of the Pacific Northwest Regional Servant Leadership Conference. Marylhurst University Center for Servant Leadership, Marylhurst, Oregon USA, pp. 117-130. ISBN 9781300613022

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Abstract

Leaders, as decision-makers, visionaries, and role models must be attuned to the needs of people and organizations (Greenleaf, 2002) and have a heightened ability to filter out the
proverbial noise and discern between the senses and the spirit. The purpose of this paper is to
present a discussion and literature review of listening in the contexts of servant-leadership,
otherness, and ethics. The review draws on literature particularly from servant-leadership (Spears, 2003; Greenleaf, 2002), deaf epistemology (Hauser et al., 2010; Holcomb, 2010;
Schriempf, 2009), and listening studies (Lipari, 2009; Schotter, 2009). Listening, it is argued,
must be conceptualized less as the processing of sound and more as an ethical imperative, i.e. opening the heart to otherness. Suggestions for listening activities as an application of the ideas presented are offered in the appendices.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Paper originally presented at Marylhurst University's Pacific Northwest Regional Servant Leadership Conference, March 22 - 23, 2012
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Schools: The Business School
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Depositing User: Kae Reynolds
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2014 11:21
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2015 10:50
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/22115

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