Associate Professor Sen Sendjaya

photo of associate professor Sen SendjayaAssociate Professor Sen Sendjaya is a Professor in Leadership at Monash Business School, Monash University. Over the last decade he has developed leaders and potential leaders at different readiness levels through the servant leadership program.

Sen is the creator of the Servant Leadership Behaviour Scale a psychometric measure used to inform leadership training and assessment in organisations. He has worked with leaders in the government, transportation, and higher education sectors, enabling them to produce profound and lasting impacts on their followers and organisations. He has been invited to deliver corporate workshops and university research seminars in Australia, America, China, and Indonesia.

His work on servant leadership has appeared in top management journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Business Research. Most recently he single-authored a Springer book entitled Personal and Organizational Excellence through Servant Leadership. His co-authored papers have been selected in the OB Division Best Paper Proceeding of the 2012 US Academy of Management conference, and as the leadership stream Best Paper Award at the 2015 ANZ Academy of Management conference.

Apart from servant leadership, his research and doctorate supervision interests include authentic leadership, ethical leadership, destructive leadership, and follower effectiveness. He has been awarded nearly half a million dollars in research grants on these topics, including government competitive grants from Australia (ARC) and China (NSFC).

Sen is passionate about teaching leadership at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and had received commendation from both the Dean for teaching excellence and the Vice Chancellor for unit excellence.

He currently serves in the editorial board of Journal of Business Ethics and Leadership and Organizational Development Journal.