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ConclusionHaving the desire to naturally serve others and motivate them to be successful is part ofbecoming a servant leader. The various structures of servant leadership can take a wide range ofvarieties among societies, though they have their own type of servant leadership style orqualities. In the Indian culture and their religion of Hinduism you can see that there are manysimilar qualities that are of the servant leadership style and many great examples who representthat.Greenleaf’s famous quote of servant leadership is “The difference manifests itself in thecare taken by the servant-first to make sure that other people’s highest priority needs are beingserved. The best test, and difficult to administer, is: Do those served grow as persons? Do they,while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves tobecome servants? And, what is the effect on the least privileged in society? Will they benefit or atleast not be further deprived”.Servant leadership comes in many different shapes and forms andis shown throughout various religions and cultures throughout the world.5
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