Servant-Leadership includes recognition that no single group is solely responsible for the success of ACC in meeting its core mission elements. Everyone has a role in advancing the institution and in creating an environment of high quality teaching, strong support services, and high student expectations.
Administrators have a fundamental responsibility to serve others, and that is expected to be a central motivation for being in an authoritative role (as opposed to wanting to tell people what to do). Individuals who serve as administrators should especially understand the critical importance of fostering and practicing good communication skills (sharing information, collaborating with others, listening to others, and explaining the rationale for decisions which are made) and the importance of open communication in developing high performance teams.
Seven Concepts Underlying Servant-Leadership
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