The Art of Followership

Bennis, Warren
April 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p4
The article focuses on the follower's role in the organization. It is shown that being a great follower involves deciphering between bad and strong leaders, helping set the standards and formulating the policies of the group. Leaders reportedly go wrong when they ignore feedback from followers or when followers fail to give leaders the feedback they need. The followers' commitment and actions not being necessarily dependent on the leader is noted.


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