The relationship between servant leadership and nonviolence predispositions: A correlational study
In a world constantly challenge by violence, there is a need to develop leaders who can promote nonviolence education for conflict reconciliation. The purpose of this study was to examine whether or not there is a correlation between servant leadership attributes and nonviolence predispositions. In cooperation with the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island 141 individuals who had completed a Kingian nonviolence training course were invited to participate in an online survey. The Nonviolence Test (NVT), and the Servant Leadership Self-Assessment (SLA) were completed by 74 respondents (50% response rate). The SLA measured 12 servant leadership attributes and the NVT measured eight factors nonviolence predispositions. Results showed only Forbearance had a moderate positive correlation with two servant leadership attributes, Developing Others and Visioning. Implications for training and future research on the relationship between servant leadership and nonviolence predispositions are discussed. ^ Keywords: servant leadership attributes, nonviolence predispositions, nonviolence test.^
Laura Milena Baracaldo Barragan,
"The relationship between servant leadership and nonviolence predispositions: A correlational study"
Dissertations and Master's Theses (Campus Access).