The nature of self-leadership

Tan Lei Shek, Man Sze Ma, Ting Ting Liu, Man Hong Andrew Siu

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Abstract

One of the core beliefs of the service leadership curriculum proposed by the Hong Kong Institute of Service Leadership and Management is that “Every day, every human occupies a position of leadership and possesses the potential to improve his leadership quality and effectiveness." This core belief is in sharp contrast to some of the mainstream leadership theories that only a few people and elites can be leaders. In this chapter, a lecture plan regarding the nature of self-leadership with reference to service leadership is presented. The topics include definitions and concepts of self-leadership, relationships between self-leadership and service leadership, ways to promote self-leadership; and conclusions and reflections. During the lecture, students are also encouraged to reflect on how well they lead their lives with reference to the concepts of self-management, selfmonitoring, and self-improvement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigher Education in Hong Kong
Subtitle of host publicationNurturing Students to be Caring Service Leaders
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages71-82
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781634850094
ISBN (Print)9781634849807
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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