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Unformatted text preview: pect to flow down the chain. What is followership?
– The process in which subordinates recognize their
responsibility to comply with orders of leaders and
take appropriate action consistent with the situation to
carry out those orders to the best of their ability.
– The ability to know where and when to articulate
one’s views on an issue, and then to have the loyalty
and the devotion to carry out the final decision on that
issue. What is followership?
– A strict adherence to a personal code of
conduct which upholds the standards and
values of the organization. Why is followership
important? Importance of followership
Followers are potential leaders
– Followers and leaders exhibit the same traits
– Most leaders are also followers also.
– Chain of command
Division officer leads his/her enlisted
Division officer follows Department Head, XO, CO
follows Points to ponder . . .
Is everyone automatically a good follower? Points to ponder . . .
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course N S 302 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '08