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Followership : What is it and why do people follow?.

Author: Laurent Lapierre; Melissa K Carsten
Publisher: Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a collection of new insights on the increasingly popular topic of Followership. Leadership has been written about and studied for centuries, more often than not addressing how those in leadership roles influence their followers. This represents a very leader-centric view of the leadership phenomenon, where followers are considered as passive recipients of leaders' influence. However, peoples'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lapierre, Laurent.
Followership : What is it and why do people follow?
Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Lapierre; Melissa K Carsten
ISBN: 9781783505166 1783505168
OCLC Number: 881165581
Notes: 5. Comparing Followers and Subordinates: Accounting for the Effects of Organizational Hierarchy.
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents: Cover; Followership: What is it and why do People Follow?; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction and Book Overview; Overview of Chapters; References; PART 1: WHAT IS FOLLOWERSHIP?; 1. Exploring Historical Perspectives of Followership: The Need for an Expanded View of Followers and the Follower Role; 1.1. Images of Followers throughout History; 1.1.1. Accounts of Followership from Homer's Iliad; 1.1.2. Feudal Japan; 1.1.3. Nazi Germany; 1.1.4. Jim Jones and the People's Temple; 1.2. Academic Treatments of Followership; 1.2.1. The Evolutionary Perspective. 1.2.2. The Sociological Perspective1.2.3. The Psychological Perspective; 1.2.4. Summary; 1.3. Followership for a New Era: Redefining the Follower Role; 1.3.1. Follower Role Orientations; 1.3.1.1. The passive follower; 1.3.1.2. The anti-authoritarian follower; 1.3.1.3. The proactive follower; 1.4. Blending the Old with the New: An Expanded View of Followership; 1.4.1. Followers Get the Job Done; 1.4.2. Followers Work in the Best Interest of the Organization's Mission; 1.4.3. Followers Challenge Leaders; 1.4.4. Followers Support the Leader; 1.4.5. Followers Learn from Leaders; 1.5. Conclusion. 3.1. Why Do Leaders and Firms Need Authentic Followership?3.2. The Emergence of the New Conceptual Framework for Authentic Followership; 3.3. Defining the New Conceptual Framework of Authentic Followership; 3.3.1. Defining Authenticity; 3.3.2. Defining Authentic Followership; 3.3.3. Components of the New Conceptual Framework of Authentic Followership; 3.3.3.1. Individual: Follower's psychological capacity for authenticity; 3.3.3.2. Dyadic relationships: Follower's secure attachment to the leader/s; 3.3.3.3. Organisational level: Positive organisational culture and political conditions. 3.4. How the Components Interact to Create Authentic Followership3.5. Under What Conditions Is Authentic Followership Not Possible?; 3.6. Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 4. The Fluid Nature of Follower and Leader Roles; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. The Integration of Leadership and Followership; 4.3. What Is a Follower?; 4.3.1. The Rosenbach, Pittman, and Potter III Model; 4.4. What Do Followers Do?; 4.4.1. Preliminary Research Findings about Performance Behaviors; 4.4.2. The Dual Roles of Leaders and Followers; 4.4.3. Relationship Behaviors; 4.5. Conclusion; References.

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