Amazon and Jeff Bezos were in an INC Article saying new employees are the most important and that the CEO / Founder is the least. Amazon has an inverted Servant Leadership pyramid, read here
A servant-leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. It is different from traditional leadership that generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid”.
Servant Leadership works in environments where the purpose is to put others first, leading to higher levels of trust amongst colleagues and empathy with clients.
Sen Sendjaya, a leadership professor at the Swinburne University of Technology, researches why some leaders are more effective than others; Servant Leadership can be the difference.