The Art of Followership: How Great Followers Create Great Leaders and Organizations / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
Drawing from various disciplines'from philosophy, to psychology and management, to education the book defines followership and its myriad meanings. The Art of Followership explores the practice and research that promote positive followership and reveals the part that followers play in setting the standards and formulating the culture and policies of the group.
The contributors include new models of followership and explore fresh perspectives on the contributions that followers make to groups, organizations, societies, and leaders. The book also explores the most current research on followership and includes insights and perspectives on the future of leader-follower relationships.
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About the Author
RONALD E. RIGGIO is director of the Henry R. Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. He is coeditor of The Practice of Leadership and Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations, both from Jossey-Bass, and coauthor of Transformational Leadership, from Erlbaum.
IRA CHALEFF is president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates, adjunct faculty at Georgetown University, and the author of The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders, from Berrett-Koehler.
JEAN LIPMAN-BLUMEN is Thorton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and professor of organizational behavior at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, and author, The Allure of Toxic Leadership and Connective Leadership.
Table of ContentsForeword xiJames MacGregor Burns
About the Contributors xv
Introduction xxiiiWarren Bennis
Part One Defining and Redefining Followership
One Rethinking Followership 5Robert E. Kelley
Two Leadership: A Partnership in Reciprocal Following 17James Maroosis
Three Three Perspectives on Followership 25Jon P. Howell and María J. Méndez
Four A New Leadership-Followership Paradigm 41Ernest L. Stech
Five Followership: An Outmoded Concept 53Joseph Rost
Part Two Effective Followership
Six Creating New Ways of Following 67Ira Chaleff
Seven Rethinking Leadership and Followership: A Student's Perspective 89Krista Kleiner
Eight The Hero’s Journey to Effective Followership and Leadership: A Practitioner’s Focus 95Gail S. Williams
Nine Courageous Followers, Servant-Leaders, and Organizational Transformations 109Linda Hopper
Ten Followership in a Professional Services Firm 127Brent Uken
Eleven Developing Great Leaders, One Follower at a Time 137Rodger Adair
Twelve Getting Together 155Gene Dixon
Part Three The Pitfalls and Challenges of Followership
Thirteen Following Toxic Leaders: In Search of Posthumous Praise 181Jean Lipman-Blumen
Fourteen What Can Milgram’s Obedience Experiments Contribute to Our Understanding of Followership? 195Thomas Blass
Fifteen What Kind of Leader Do People Want to Follow? 209Michael Maccoby
Sixteen Bystanders to Children’s Bullying: The Importance of Leadership by “Innocent Bystanders” 219Lorna S. Blumen
Seventeen Whistleblowing as Responsible Followership 237C. Fred Alford
Part Four Followers and Leaders: Research, Practice, and the Future
Eighteen Followers’ Cognitive and Affective Structures and Leadership Processes 255Robert G. Lord
Nineteen Social Identity Processes and the Empowerment of Followers 267Michael A. Hogg
Twenty Lead, Follow, and Get out of the Way: Involving Employees in the Visioning Process 277Melissa K. Carsten and Michelle C. Bligh
Twenty- One Effective Followership for Creativity and Innovation: A Range of Colors and Dimensions 291Kimberly S. Jaussi, Andy Stefanovich, and Patricia G. Devlin
Twenty- Two Conformist, Resistant, and Disguised Selves: A Post-Structuralist Approach to Identity and Workplace Followership 309David Collinson
Twenty- Three The Rise of Authentic Followership 325Bruce J. Avolio and Rebecca J. Reichard