A Fresh Look at Followership: A Model for Matching Followership and Leadership Styles

  title={A Fresh Look at Followership: A Model for Matching Followership and Leadership Styles},
  author={Kent Bjugstad and Elizabeth C. Thach and Karen J. Thompson and Alan Morris},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management},
Followership has been an understudied topic in the academic literature and an underappreciated topic among practitioners. Although it has always been important, the study of followership has become even more crucial with the advent of the information age and dramatic changes in the workplace. This paper provides a fresh look at followership by providing a synthesis of the literature and presents a new model for matching followership styles to leadership styles. The model’s practical value lies… Expand

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