Watch and listen to followership interviews given by Ira Chaleff
Whenever society meets a catastrophe, much criticism is directed to leaders for the failures that led to it. What is not talked about is the follower-mentality that supported the failed leadership.
Being a follower has as much responsibility for success and failure as being a leader.
With Dawn Phillips
Leadership Development Specialist
introducing the concept of followership
at all levels of the OCC organization.
Followership backgrounds – Importance of followership – Presenting arguments – Mutual trust – Multilevel hierarchies – Implementing Courageous Followership Culture.
Ira Chaleff’s profile – Beneficial use of power – Relations with authority – Resist authority – Psycho fancy – Courage muscle – Golden mean – Courageous Followership Model.
Ira’s journey to Courageous Followership – Milgram and Zimbardo experiments – Leadership and Followership as roles – Courageous Followership five behaviours.
How to become a Courageous Follower – Creating trust – Focusing on leader strengths – Follower self-assessment – Individual interests and Common Purpose.
Three basic elements of Courageous Followership – Skills to take a moral stand – Courageous Followers stories – Encouraging Courageous Followership Culture.
Use and abuse of (violent) power – “The Limits of Violence: Lessons of a revolutionary life” – The Enron scandal – Hospitals surgery checklist – Police corps training and more.