The Art of Followership: How Great Followers Create Great Leaders and Organizations / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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The Art of Followership puts dynamic leader-followerinteraction at the forefront of discussion. It examines themultiple roles followers play and their often complex relationshipto leaders. With contributions from leading scholars andpractitioners from the burgeoning field of leadership/followershipstudies, this groundbreaking book outlines how followers contributeto effective leadership and to organizations overall.
Drawing from various disciplines'from philosophy, to psychologyand management, to education the book defines followership and itsmyriad meanings. The Art of Followership explores thepractice and research that promote positive followership andreveals the part that followers play in setting the standards andformulating the culture and policies of the group.
The contributors include new models of followership and explorefresh perspectives on the contributions that followers make togroups, organizations, societies, and leaders. The book alsoexplores the most current research on followership and includesinsights and perspectives on the future of leader-followerrelationships.
About the Author
Ronald E. Riggio is director of the Henry R. Kravis LeadershipInstitute at Claremont McKenna College. He is coeditor of ThePractice of Leadership and Improving Leadership in NonprofitOrganizations, both from Jossey-Bass, and coauthor ofTransformational Leadership, from Erlbaum.
Ira Chaleff is president of Executive Coaching & ConsultingAssociates, adjunct faculty at Georgetown University, and theauthor of The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for OurLeaders, from Berrett-Koehler.
Jean Lipman-Blumen is Thorton F. Bradshaw Professor of PublicPolicy and professor of organizational behavior at the Peter F.Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, ClaremontGraduate University, and author, The Allure of Toxic Leadership andConnective Leadership.
Table of Contents
Foreword by James MacGregor Burns.
About the Contributors.
PART ONE: DEFINING AND REDEFINING FOLLOWERSHIP.
1. Rethinking Followership (Robert E. Kelley).
2. Leadership: A Partnership in Reciprocal Following (JamesMaroosis).
3. Three Perspectives on Followership (Jon P. Howell andMaría J. Méndez).
4. A New Leadership-Followership Paradigm (Ernest L. Stech).
5. Followership: An Outmoded Concept (Joseph Rost).
PART TWO: EFFECTIVE FOLLOWERSHIP.
6. Creating New Ways of Following (Ira Chaleff).
7. Rethinking Leadership and Followership: A Follower'sPerspective (Krista Kleiner).
8. The Hero's Journey to Effective Followership and Leadership:A Practitioner's Focus (Gail S. Williams).
9. Courageous Followers, Servant-Leaders, and OrganizationalTransformations (Linda Hopper).
10. Followership in a Professional Services Firm (BrentUken).
11. Developing Great Leaders, One Follower at a Time (RodgerAdair).
12. Getting Together (Gene Dixon).
PART THREE: THE PITFALLS AND CHALLENGES OFFOLLOWERSHIP.
13. Following Toxic Leaders: In Search of Posthumous Praise(Jean Lipman-Blumen).
14. What Can Milgram's Obedience Experiments Contribute to OurUnderstanding of Followership (Thomas Blass)?
15. What Kind of Leader Do People Want to Follow (MichaelMaccoby)?
16. Bystanders to Children's Bullying: The Importance ofLeadership by "Innocent Bystanders" (Lorna S. Blumen).
17. Whistleblowing as Responsible Followership (C. FredAlford).
PART FOUR: FOLLOWERS AND LEADERS: RESEARCH, PRACTICE, AND THEFUTURE.
18. FollowersCognitive and Affective Structures andLeadership Processes (Robert G. Lord).
19. Social Identity Processes and the Empowerment of Followers(Michael A. Hogg).
20. Lead, Follow, and Get out of the Way: Involving Employees inthe Visioning Process (Melissa K. Carsten and Michelle C.Bligh).
21. Effective Followership for Creativity and Innovation: ARange of Colors and Dimensions (Kimberly S. Jaussi, AndyStefanovich, and Patricia G. Devlin).
22. Conformist, Resistant, and Disguised Selves: APost-Structuralist Approach to Identity and Workplace Followership(David Collinson).
23. The Rise of Authentic Followership (Bruce J. Avolio andRebecca J. Reichard).