This style of leadership is very similar to management rather than leadership as it focuses on the control and performance or work. The key difference is that bureaucratic leadership is also concerned with the people doing the work as well as the work itself.
The link between leadership, management and enterprise performance is widely understood and accepted. Improving leadership improves management and raises the probabilities of better performance. That boards often change leaders when enterprises are slipping confirms the importance placed on ...
Developing dynamic followership is a discipline. It is jointly an art and a science requiring skill and conceptualization of roles in innovative ways—one perhaps more essential to mission success than leader development. Without followership, a leader at any level will fail to produce effective institutions.
Followership requires not merely obedience toward a follower, but an awareness of the group emotional welfare. I believe that there is such a thing as toxic followership, and toxic followership can be prevented through use of emotional intelligence.
Editorial Abstract: Rather than encouraging leaders to mentor followers to "follow me" as an imitation learning imperative, leaders may mentor to specific and objective abilities/traits to create dynamic subordinates. These dynamic follower competencies form a foundation from which follower initiative can grow to leader initiative more naturally.
The flip side of leadership is followership. It stands to reason that if leadership is important to performance, followership must have something to do with it too. But curiously, followership gets only a small fraction of the airtime that leadership does.
Effective leaders can best serve their organizations by modeling the followership behavior they expect from others. If you are in a formal leadership position, your legacy as a leader can only be enhanced by your reputation as an exemplary follower.
A Google search for the term “Followership” will provide a plethora of advice, examples and definitions. And it is clear that leaders are nothing without followers. Therefore the development of the skills in followership are essential if an organisation is to be successful.
Yes People are active, but they are dependent AND do not think critically. Because they are conformist, they will agree with the leader without question. Their major concern is avoiding Because they are conformist, they will agree with the leader without question.