The investigation of Servant Leadership on Organizational Trust and Empowerment in Public Organizations



Public interests justify the existence of public administration and public administrator must obligate it in any policies and decisions. Reduction of public trust and organizational trust in recent years and necessity of power distribution and empowerment in democratization trend, intensify the emergence of servant leadership. Denhart´s idea of new public service in recent decades, increases the importance of servant leadership. This article, therefore, investigates effects of servant leadership on trust and empowerment. We took advantage of correlation coefficient and used questionnaire to collect the data. The results exhibit the significant correlation between servant leadership, trust and empowerment. There are, also, significant differences between perception of leaders and employees in servant leadership.