Servant Leadership Paper

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contribute to organizational success. (Rath & Conchie, 2008, p.14) This means growing leaders within an organization save money on unexpected personnel costs due to turnover and allow them additional funding to further job enrichment programs at the University.
Servant leaders know how to effectively communicate with their followers. Unlike most leaders today, they still use face-to-face communication to build interpersonal workplace relationships with their employees. They feel this method of communication is clear and concise when getting important points across and is more effective than electronic communication. These leaders understand that everyone communicates differently and “without communication there is no organization” (Sypher & Zorn, 1986).
As Certo (2000) stated, “seasoned leaders understand their jobs much simpler when they hear and have access to a constant flow of information from their employees.” Their supportive communication encourages employee feedback and use of suggestion systems to improve the workplace environment. As a supportive communicator they create positive communication climates that allow them to provide constructive criticism when needed to their followers without creating conflict in the
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This will encourage them to use more face-to-face communication and stop relying solely on electronic communication on a regular basis. They will then be able to develop a better working relationship with each other that will improve the department’s culture and climate while creating greater job satisfaction for the employees. Overall, improving communication will allow servant leaders in this department to continue growing in knowledge and encourage their followers to do the