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1 Chapter 7 Followership

2 Critical and Uncritical Thinking
Thinking independently and being mindful of the effects of one’s own and other people’s behavior on achieving the organization’s vision. Uncritical Thinking Failing to consider possibilities beyond what one is told; accepting the leader’s ideas without thinking.

3 Ex. 7.1 Followership Styles
Independent, critical thinking Alienated Effective Passive Pragmatic Survivor Active Passive Conformist Dependent, uncritical thinking

4 The effective follower
The will to assume responsibility The will to serve The will to challenge The will to participate in transformation The will to leave

5 Ex. 7.2 The Maturity Continuum
Sharpen the Saw Interdependence 5 6 Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood Synergize PUBLIC VICTORY Think win-win 4 Independence Put First Things First 3 PRIVATE VICTORY Begin with the End in Mind Be Proactive 1 2 Dependence 8. Find your voice and inspire others to find theirs

6 Sources of Follower Power
Personal Sources Knowledge Expertise Effort Persuasion Position Sources Location Information Access

7 Ex. 7.3 Ways to Influence Your Leader
Be a Resource for the Leader Determine the leader’s needs. Zig where the leader zags. Tell leader about you. Align self to team purpose/vision. Help the Leader Be a Good Leader Ask for advice. Tell leader what you think. Find things to thank leader for. Build a Relationship Ask about leader at your level/position. Welcome feedback and criticism. Ask leader to tell you company stories. View the Leader Realistically Give up idealized leader images. Don’t hide anything. Don’t criticize leader to others. Disagree occasionally.

8 Ex. 7.4 Rank Order of Desirable Characteristics
Desirable Leaders Are Honest Forward thinking Inspiring Competent Desirable Colleagues (Followers) Are Honest Cooperative Dependable Competent

9 Ex. 7.5 The Feedback Process
Observation Follower misses deadlines repeatedly. Development Follower given training in self-management, team allocated work based on personal skills. Assessment Follower lacks self-management skills. Consequences Team members resent delays to team projects.

10 Feedback Make regular feedback a habit Use elements of storytelling
Be generous with positive feedback Train followers to view feedback as an opportunity for development.

11 Leading others to lead themselves
Accept and acknowledge your inability to accomplish anything without the help of followers Self-management leadership: helping others to help themselves Followers and leaders are active partners who are continually learning, growing, and changing Coach employees, share information Directed autonomy

12 Dialogue A type of communication in which each person suspends his attachment to a particular viewpoint so that a deeper level of listening, synthesis, and meaning evolves from the whole community

13 Characteristics of community
Inclusivity Positive culture Conversation Caring and trust Shared leadership

14 Communities of Practice
Made up of individuals who are informally bound to one another through exposure to a similar set of problems and a common pursuit of solutions

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