TITLE

The Art of Followership

AUTHOR(S)
Bennis, Warren
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31821687

 

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