Abraham Lincoln's Servant Leadership Style

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Servant leadership is a philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world. Servant leader focus on the needs of others before considers they own. A servant leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. They are more focus on success with a peaceful way and caring world compare to some leader style want to success no matter using what cruel way. While traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid”, but servant leadership is different. The servant leader shares power puts the need of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible. Abraham Lincoln has been categorized as one of the most influential leader in this nation’s history. His leadership style is very similar with Martin Luther. Abraham Lincoln was born on 12th February 1809 in Hardin Country, Kentucky. After move to…show more content…
There are two most lasting results of Lincoln’s servant leadership are preservation of the Union and the freeing of the slaves. The main achievement done by him is he led the United State through the American Civil War. This Civil War provides a platform for him to demonstrate servant leadership. On 12 April, the Civil War with the opening bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The Southern navy turned away the supply convoy, and the first shot of war at Fort Sumter, it forcing the Federal defenders to surrender after 34 hours. During the war, Lincoln was struggled finding capable generals for his army because he doesn’t want his army fight without strategy. Civil war also required the deployment of huge numbers of men and quantities of materials for administrative assistance and others. So, Lincoln turned to the only large organization available for his
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