Keywords : Servant Leadership


Servant Leadership: A bibliometric Review

Usama Najam; Norizah Mustamil

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2020, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 138-155
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2020.60501

This study examines the various features of existing servant leadership research by retrieving and analyzing the publications within the social sciences field. The main objective of this study is to review the last 50 years of servant leadership research in the field of social science starting from 1970s till end of 2019. The bibliometric analysis such as bibliographic coupling, co-authorship and co-occurrence analysis was conducted. The study result shows the most researched concept, key authors, sources/journals, institutions, countries and publication within the servant leadership field. This study also highlights the collaborative research networks of servant leadership research existing between the authors across the globe. This study is the first effort to conduct a comprehensive bibliometric review on academic servant leadership literature and also it is the first attempt to map an orderly conceptual structure by applying visualization bibliometric techniques. The major contributions of this study are the results from examining the literature in a structured, comprehensive and objective manner. These results offer the researchers and scholars a guidance to further explore the servant leadership research area in the field of social sciences. This study also provides the researchers to build networks with multiple institutions, countries and authors across the globe that have contributed significantly in this field

A content analysis of servant leadership studies

Burcu Yigit; Serdar Bozkurt

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2017, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 190-196
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2017.60312

The aim of this study was to evaluate the articles has been written about servant leadership between 2000 and 2016 years (until August). For this purpose, four world-known electronic databases were identified in this study. These databases are EBSCO (F = 35), Sage (F = 26), Science Direct (F = 8) and Emerald (F = 27). Generally, 96 articles were gathered from these databases about servant leadership. These articles were analyzed according to journal name, publication year, country, sample size, type of research, data collection tool(s), and data analysis method. Using the content analysis method, the frequency distribution of data, descriptive statistics, and percentage analysis were determined. When the results of the study were examined, it was concluded that the most published journal was “Leadership and Organizational Development Journal” during 2015 and 2016 in the United States. The sample size ranged from 1 to 500. To collect data, quantitative research and survey were used. Factor analysis, correlation, and regression analysis were used to analyze the obtained data.

Servant leadership and organizational identity: The mediating role of job involvement

Mohsen Akbari; Sayed Hesam Kashani; Hani Nikookar; Javad Ghaemi

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2014, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 41-55
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2014.60185

This study examines the relation between servant leadership and organizational identity and job involvement in Tax office of Guilan in Iran. One hundred and twenty two employees are participated in the study. For this purpose, a questionnaire with three parts was used. The questionnaire included three main sections, namely servant leadership, job involvement, and organizational identity. The analysis of the data obtained through the questionnaire indicated that servant leadership has significant effect on organizational identity and job involvement. Also, job involvement has positive effect on organizational identity. The findings, implications of the study, and suggestions for further research in this field are discussed in detail.