Service and leadership concept
PSC 410 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1
Review the discussion on the concept of service and leadership in four religious traditions. What similarities and differences do you see across the four religious traditions? How has this shaped your thinking about other religious traditions?
PSC 410 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2
Servant leadership is explored within different cultural contexts in chapter 10 of your textbook. Identify at least two culturally specific variables that impede the adoption of servant leadership within one specific cultural perspective. If you were transferred to that country to work, armed with this knowledge, what would you do differently to bring about a change in perception of servant leadership?
PSC 410 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 3
Arguably, one of the most influential servant leaders of our time has been Nelson Mandela. What characteristics of servant leadership did Mandela display? Do you think they were culturally influenced? Which of these would you have found personally challenging to display if you faced the same conditions that he did? Do you think that challenge is culturally influenced?
PSC 410 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment Servant Leadership in Diverse Contexts
While servant leadership is often associated with Christianity and the Bible, one could argue it is compatible with most religions and philosophies and that it transcends cultures. This assignment presents you with an opportunity to explore other cultures, philosophies, and religions and asks you to think critically about how servant leadership practices are apparent in other religious and cultural values.
Select one cultural context and one religious viewpoint (other than Christianity, its denominations, or something already discussed in the textbook) and examine how the principles of servant leadership are evident in that culture and religion. In a 1,250-1,500-word essay, identify similarities and differences between servant leaderships philosophies and the values evident in the selected cultural context and religious viewpoint. Be sure to provide specific examples of practices and/or values in your discussion.
You are required to locate two articles that examine servant leadership from a different cultural perspective and two articles that examine servant leadership from a different religious perspective. Be sure to select academic articles from reputable sources that are 10-20 pages in length. Include information from the articles in your discussion.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is/is not required.
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