The courageous follower: standing up to & for our leaders by ira chaleff in this book, which is one of the seminal works on followership, ira chaleff explores a wide range of leader-follower dynamics and asserts that followers must take significant responsibility for the quality of the leadership exercised by their superiors. This field study examined the relationship between leaders' authentic leadership (as rated by leader and follower) and five constructs of organizational citizenship behavior (ocb) (altruism, civic virtue, conscientiousness, courtesy, and sportsmanship. Without followers, there is no complete vision or leader because in my perspective, followers are the most important aspect within the system from a personal standpoint, i'm a straight to the point type of person, and received the followership concept within the first chapters. The leader-member exchange theory of leadership, which focuses on the two- way relationship between supervisors and subordinates, aims to maximize or- ganization success by establishing positive interactions between the two. The end of leadership is broken down into two major themes: the leadership industry itself and the changing relationship of leaders, followers and context after reviewing each area, kellerman.
Leader keeps an open eye on his followers' benefits, so people follow the leader voluntarily, and the leader directs the follower by using a transformational style (bass, 1990. The leader-leader structure is fundamentally different from the leader-follower structure at its core is the belief that we can all be leaders and in fact it is best when we are all leaders. Leaders and not enough about their followers: the modern leadership industry, now a quarter-century old, is built on the proposition that leaders matter a great deal and followers hardly at all.
The leader-follower model is based on the premise of balance and support of the dynamic leader this model should help embrace the identity of a follower and speak to the courage, power, integrity, responsibility, and sense of service that we all have every one of us is a leader and a follower, depending on the situation. Max weber asks how a leader can legitimately give a command and have actions carried out classified claims to the legitimacy in the exercise of authority identified three kinds of leader/follower. The transformational leadership theory states that this process is by which a person interacts with others and is able to create a solid relationship that results in a high percentage of trust, that will later result in an increase of motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, in both leaders and followers. The impact leader-follower theory has on management and the workplace environment is far reaching the personality of the leader and, likewise the personalities of followers, set the stage for meaning dialogue and desired outcomes.
Leadership and follower-ship summary of message: the role that each of us plays will continue to change but it is important that we strive to exemplify the initiative, self control, commitment, talent, honesty. Ira chaleff is the author of the courageous follower: standing up to and for our leaders, now in its third edition, and coeditor of the art of followership: how great followers make great leaders and organizations, part of the warren bennis leadership series. Transformational leadership 2 1 individualized consideration - the degree to which the leader attends to each follower's needs, acts as a mentor or coach to the follower and listens to the follower's concerns and needs. Further, research has found that followers of ethical leaders tend to identify more with the organization, report higher self efficacy, and a stronger leader-follower relationship (walumbwa, mayer, wang, wang, workman & christensen, 2011. Work, leaders, leadership, leadership style, and a myriad of other work-related variables have been studied for almost two centuries the organizational focus of the leader has evolved over this same period.
According to kellerman, followership is the response of those in subordinate positions (followers) to those in superior ones (leaders) followership implies a relationship (rank), between subordinates and superiors, and a response (behavior), of the former to the latter. Responsibilities of a leader in your role as a leader, your responsibilities include a good example, knowing your job, and being concerned about the welfare of your followers show obedience to your leaders and,a t the same time, demonstrate the initiative of a follower. Leaders and followers history has its unique way to express the historical evidence, as something very important and interestingfrom very routes of human existence people had two basic relationship: leader and follower, what they thought would help them to create better society or people just followed a strong leader and gave their responsibilities to the person who could create a place.
She sees good followers as actively supporting effective and ethical leaders and responding appropriately to bad leaders bad followers are seen as making no contribution and supporting the wrong types of leader. A personal leadership development plan 3 find the best in themselves, because that is the lasting measurement of leadership success (maxwell, j c, 2007) only by empowering followers can a leader advance his progress. Leaders need their followers and they need the respect of their followers as well a leader could have many followers or subordinates in the workplace but if the leader is not respected or accepted that means nothing. The courageous follower: standing up to and for our leaders, written by ira chaleff and published by berrett-koehler the book is a landmark in the newly emerging field of leader/follower studies the book is a landmark in the newly emerging field of leader/follower studies.