MBA – Assignment – PPT and Word Doc
Part 1: Followership Defined (approximately 3–5 slides)
Identify the qualities and behaviors of followers who contribute to the success of an organization.
Using at least one example from your professional life, analyze how leaders can draw value from their followers.
Summarize the responsibilities of followers in an age in which the complexities of leadership and pace of change are ever increasing.
Part 2: The Leader-Follower Interaction (approximately 3–5 slides)
Analyze how followers can influence the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of leaders.
Hint: Your analysis should consider how followers empower or enable leaders’ behaviors (for good or bad).
Illustrate how followers can effectively communicate and collaborate with a leader whose style is not consistent with what they desire or with a leader they do not admire.
Propose at least three strategies for how leaders can better empower and support followers in meeting their goals.
Part 3: Traits of Leadership and Followership (approximately 4–5 slides)
Examine how personal traits influence how one leads and how one follows. Draw on professional and personal experience to provide examples.
Analyze how a follower can contribute to effective leadership in an organization. Provide at least one example to support your analysis.
Analyze how a leader can encourage effective followership in an organization. Provide at least one example to support your analysis.
Identify at least one personal trait you would like to improve upon to become a more effective leader and at least one trait you would like to improve upon to become a more effective follower. Explain why these improvements would be a benefit to you and to an organization.