Vol. 1 No. 15 (2019): Journal of Leadership and Management

Benedictine Leadership

William J. Hisker
William J. Hisker Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government, Saint Vincent College, USA
Michae J. Urick
Michael J. Urick, Ph.D., MBA, MS Associate Professor Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA e-mail: michael.urick@stvincent.edu
Published February 1, 2019
How to Cite
Hisker, W. J., & Urick, M. J. (2019). Benedictine Leadership. Journal of Leadership and Management, 1(15). Retrieved from http://leadership.net.pl/JLM/article/view/146


This paper suggests the importance and usefulness for leaders to leverage the philosophy of St. Benedict to inform their actions and develop their characters. In doing so, we note how the Rule of St. Benedict is linked to a few academically supported leadership theories, though many more connections can be made between the Rule and other theories.

Keywords: Benedictine Leadership, spirituality, philosophy, leadership theories


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