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organization and the people involved. If it means straying from their moral duties to ensure something gets done that benefits everyone, they do that and will listen to those around them to come to a decision. Servant leadership focuses on following God’s command to serve others to go to heaven, Indian culture has this belief that one must go through a series of rebirths and various deaths to become pure and reach nirvana, or heaven. Servant leadership itself focuses on one life and serving others as God would want one to. Conclusion5
Servant Leadership in Diverse ContextsServant leadership is extremely universal throughout other cultures and religions around the world. What is so appealing to servant leadership is how these leaders really take into account the opinions, thoughts, and demands of their followers before making rash decisions. This leads to higher satisfaction and loyalty, it provides diversity as well as productivity by expanding ideas to benefit the organization as a whole instead of just benefiting the leaders directly like power-based leaders generally operate. Great leaders who put others needs before their own will ultimately bring great success, no matter what religion, culture, or organization is involved.6
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