Topics: Management, Leadership, Ethical leadership Pages: 3 (788 words) Published: December 7, 2012
Melissa S. Singleton
HRM 5030 Organizational Ethics

Address: 301 N Gross Road APT 425
Kingsland, GA 31548
Email: msingleton2@capellauniversity.edu
Professor: Jean Gordon, PhD
In business society, Followership is cooperation with business mission and values to provide teamwork along the organization (N.A., 2012, para. 4). In return, leadership has the same meaning. To be an efficient follower, the individual has to be willing build the pathway to be a leader. Furthermore, many follower and leader qualities are helpful when they are practiced together.

When most individuals think of followership, willingness to follow a leader, people think of David Koresh’s religious organization in Waco, Texas not white collar crimes like Martha Stewart (Merriam-Webster). What makes David Koresh powerful for people want to follow? However, leadership and followership still have many uncertain roads to cross that create the follower to become the leader. However, a capable leader can not go without a follower. Followership allows leaders to see how individuals alongside positional powers. Furthermore, the followership positional powers intentionally abandon authority central access that has dictated their way of thinking about management style. Followership matters when they do something and even when they do little or nothing in our changing times. My followership style and commitment to be a courageous follower and ethical leader

According to Johnson’s, “I have to act in an exemplary manner, demonstrate courage, and determine when to bring organizational misconduct to the attention of outsiders” (2007, p. 187). For instance, Robert Kelly believes that being a follower is more important than being a leader (Johnson, 2007, p. 188). We spent the majority of out live following someone that followership contributed the most business excellence. As an example, I have spent majority of my life following in a church until I...
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