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ERIC Number: EJ1134754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1552-9045
Introducing Followership into the Leadership Classroom: An Integrative Approach
Johnson, Craig E.
Journal of Leadership Education, v8 n2 p20-31 Fall 2009
Developing followers is just as important as developing leaders. This brief outlines strategies for integrating material on followership into three leadership course units: introduction to leadership, leadership theories, and leadership ethics. Instructors can highlight the importance of followership by emphasizing that (a) leaders and followers have an interdependent relationship, (b) followers are essential to group success, (c) followers are an important component in many leadership theories, and (d) followers are responsible for their moral choices and face their own set of ethical challenges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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