Winning at Following: Secrets to Success in Supporting Roles, 1st Edition

  • J. Norman Baldwin
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  • ISBN-10: 1440853150
  • ISBN-13: 9781440853159
  • DDC: 650.123
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 202 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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In this book, readers will gain the critical direction and tools for fulfillment in their roles as followers—in whatever capacity that may be—and understand what they need to do to please their superiors as well as to solve the common problems and challenges that followers face. The book also explains how individuals can identify their followership style and discover the types of organizations where they are most likely to thrive. The final chapter provides guidance on how to overcome common, serious problems that followers experience, such as micromanaging bosses, sexual harassment, unethical directives from superiors, and disrespectful colleagues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Leadership: Everyone’s Fair-Haired Child.
2: Followership: The Undisputed Leader of Underrated Roles.
3: Superlative Subordinates: The Ideal Follower.
4: Cultivating the Qualities of the Ideal Follower.
5: What Kind of Follower Are You? Finding Your Followership Style.
6: Follower Havens and Hades: Winning through Finding the Right Fit for Your Followership Style.
7: More Follower Havens and Hades.
8: Becoming a Satisfied Follower: The Verdict of a Quarter-Million Employees.
9: Extraordinary, Ordinary, and the Worst Jobs for Followers.
10: Overcoming the Unbecoming as Followers: Micromanagers, Passing on Bad News, and Unethical Bosses.
11: More Overcoming the Unbecoming: Sexual Harassment and Abusive Bosses.
12: Summary and Stories of Follower Glories.
About the Author.