Book News: February 7th, 2008

Ronald E. Riggio, Ira Chaleff and Jean Lipman-Blumen, Editors.

The book draws upon various disciplines, from philosophy, to psychology and management, to education, to define and redefine followership and its variety of meanings. It looks at the practice and research that promotes positive followership and examines when and how followers fail to rise to the challenge of active constituency.

It draws on multiple disciplines and explores the complex factors that push followers to acquiesce blindly to both good and bad leaders, as well as the intricacies of faulty leader-follower dynamics. The book includes the latest research on followership and offers current and future perspectives on followers and the leader-follower relationship.

Published by Wiley. ISBN:978-0-7879-9665-9. 44.0 US Dollars.