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The challenges of servant leadership

In the previous steps, you learned about servant leadership and how it contributes to developing followers. Now that you became knowledgeable about servant leadership, it’s time to reflect on the …

Phases of relationship development

In the previous steps you learned the importance for leaders to make followers feel as if they are part of the in-group and, by doing so, eliminate the inequities and …

Characteristics of servant leaders

In the previous step you were introduced to the concept of servant leadership. In this section, you will deepen your understanding of this leadership style and review the main characteristics …

How to be a self-leader

In the previous step, you reviewed the principles and behavioural aspects of courageous followers. In this step, you are introduced to self-leadership as an important practice both for followers and …

Followers’ influence tactics

In the previous steps you learned that proactive followers use upward influence and impression management tactics to lead from the bottom and change the attitudes, opinions, or behaviours of their …

How to be a better follower

In the previous steps, you learned recent theoretical approaches of followership view followers as co-producers of leadership. Through your experience as a leader or a follower you certainly realised that …

How to be a courageous follower

In the previous steps you were introduced to the qualities of effective followers and recent approaches of followership. You learned that effective followers behave as partners of leaders and have …

What makes an effective follower?

In the previous step, you were introduced to Kelley’s typology of followers’ styles that includes effective or exemplary, conformist, passive, alienated and pragmatist followers. In this step you are introduced …

Types of followers

In the previous step, you were introduced to theories and studies about the concept of followership. You have examined various theoretical approaches that consider followers according to their level of …