Professor Dr. Dirk Van Dierendonck received his Ph.D. from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and specializes in human resource management, leadership and leadership development, positive organizational scholarship, and measurement development at Rotterdam School of Management. Professor van Dierendonck is the associate editor of the International Journal of Servant Leadership. He is academic director of the Erasmus Centre for Human Resource Excellence and co-founder of the Erasmus Center for Leadership Studies. He is co-founder and co-organizer of the New Directions in Leadership Research conference organized by Duke University in the UK, Erasmus University in the Netherlands, INSEAD in France, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the USA. Dirk van Dierendonck has authored books, book chapters and over 60 scholarly articles published in major academic journals that include the Journal of Management, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the European Journal of Work and Organizational Behavior.