What does it mean to follow? An exploration of a followership profile in hospitality and tourism

  title={What does it mean to follow? An exploration of a followership profile in hospitality and tourism},
  author={C. Deale and D. G. Schoffstall and Eric A. Brown},
  journal={Journal of Teaching in Travel \& Tourism},
  pages={235 - 252}
ABSTRACT Although leadership has received considerable attention from many scholars, much less research has focused on those who follow leaders; yet, followers contribute much to the success of an organization. This study explored the followership profiles of stakeholders in hospitality and tourism education. The findings summarize the followership dimensions of a sample of hospitality students, educators, and industry professionals. For each of the five followership dimensions the mean scores… Expand
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