Followership: A Classroom Exercise to Introduce the Concept

  title={Followership: A Classroom Exercise to Introduce the Concept},
  author={Marc Hurwitz},
  journal={Management Teaching Review},
  pages={281 - 288}
  • M. Hurwitz
  • Published 25 June 2017
  • Education
  • Management Teaching Review
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