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The courageous follower : standing up to & for our leaders, Ira Chaleff

Label
The courageous follower : standing up to & for our leaders
Title
The courageous follower
Title remainder
standing up to & for our leaders
Statement of responsibility
Ira Chaleff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
302.3/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM786
LC item number
.C43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The courageous follower : standing up to & for our leaders, Ira Chaleff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A BK business book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The five dimensions of courageous followership -- 1. The dynamics of the leader-follower relationship -- The common purpose and core values -- The paradox of followership -- Who does a follower serve? -- Self-interest and common purpose -- Loyalty of a follower -- Power in the leader-follower relationship -- Value of the follower -- Courage of the follower -- Balance through relationship -- Mature relationships -- Differences in elevation -- Finding equal footing with the leader -- When the leader isn't an equal -- Trust -- Followers as leaders -- Working with other followers -- 2. The courage to assume responsibility -- Self-assessment -- Followership style -- Eliciting feedback -- Personal growth -- Self-management -- Taking care of ourselves -- Passion -- Initiative -- Influencing the culture -- Breaking the rules -- Breaking the mind-set -- Improving processes -- Testing your ideas -- 3. The courage to serve -- Conserving a leader's energy -- Organizing communication processes -- Acquiring access -- The responsibilities of gatekeeping -- Buffering a leader -- Acting in the leader's name -- Defining a leader publicly -- Focusing the creative leader -- Presenting options -- Knowing when you don't know -- Avoiding insularity -- Encouraging peer relations -- Managing crises -- When the leader is ill -- Conflict between leaders -- Formal checkups -- Building relationships with leaders -- 4. The courage to challenge -- Effective leadership behavior -- Preparing a leader for feedback -- Giving a leader feedback -- Giving a leader input -- Challenging indirectly -- Avoiding knee-jerk rejection -- Overcoming Groupthink -- The duty to obey -- Challenging abuse early -- Challenging the use of language -- Arrogance -- Leaders who scream -- Personal issues -- Newly elected leaders -- Leaders who have other agendas -- Leaders who won't challenge their leaders -- Challenge yourself, too --
  • 5. The courage to participate in transformation -- When is transformation possible? -- The process of personal transformation -- The follower's role -- The follower as catalyst -- Channeling the leader's frustration -- Denial and justification of behavior -- Dedication to cause as justification -- Reactions to confrontation -- Identifying transformation resources -- Using an outside facilitator -- Creating a supportive environment -- Modeling change for a leader -- Modeling empathy -- Containing abusive behavior -- Positive reinforcement -- Coping with recurring behavior -- Realistic expectations -- Persistence -- Validation -- 6. The courage to take moral action -- Leaving -- Difficulty of separation -- Financial contingencies -- Offering to resign -- Query and appeal -- The duty to disobey -- Threatening to resign -- The dilemma of the "unreasonable" leader -- Values review -- Follower self-examination -- The decision to withdraw support -- The responsibility to blow the whistle -- Protecting your self -- When leaders must be opposed -- Evil behavior -- If we decide to stay -- 7. The courage to speak to the hierarchy -- The challenge of many hands -- Doing the homework -- Framing the issue to command attention -- Educating the hierarchy -- Circumventing the hierarchy -- Speaking up in multilevel meetings -- Finding formal platforms of influence -- Using informal platforms of influence -- Influencing the metrics that influence thought -- Patience, performance, and persistence -- 8. The courage to listen to followers -- Do you really want courageous followers? -- What messages are number twos sending? -- Appreciating and accepting support -- Appreciating constructive challenge more -- Inviting creative challenge -- A culture of communication, not complaints -- Creating protected communication channels -- Discernment : what is the right action? -- The role of the board -- Responding to a moral stand -- Growth as both leader and follower -- Meditation on followership -- The courageous follower self-assessment
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xx, 264 pages
Isbn
9781605092737
Lccn
2009018738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocn327490311
Label
The courageous follower : standing up to & for our leaders, Ira Chaleff
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A BK business book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The five dimensions of courageous followership -- 1. The dynamics of the leader-follower relationship -- The common purpose and core values -- The paradox of followership -- Who does a follower serve? -- Self-interest and common purpose -- Loyalty of a follower -- Power in the leader-follower relationship -- Value of the follower -- Courage of the follower -- Balance through relationship -- Mature relationships -- Differences in elevation -- Finding equal footing with the leader -- When the leader isn't an equal -- Trust -- Followers as leaders -- Working with other followers -- 2. The courage to assume responsibility -- Self-assessment -- Followership style -- Eliciting feedback -- Personal growth -- Self-management -- Taking care of ourselves -- Passion -- Initiative -- Influencing the culture -- Breaking the rules -- Breaking the mind-set -- Improving processes -- Testing your ideas -- 3. The courage to serve -- Conserving a leader's energy -- Organizing communication processes -- Acquiring access -- The responsibilities of gatekeeping -- Buffering a leader -- Acting in the leader's name -- Defining a leader publicly -- Focusing the creative leader -- Presenting options -- Knowing when you don't know -- Avoiding insularity -- Encouraging peer relations -- Managing crises -- When the leader is ill -- Conflict between leaders -- Formal checkups -- Building relationships with leaders -- 4. The courage to challenge -- Effective leadership behavior -- Preparing a leader for feedback -- Giving a leader feedback -- Giving a leader input -- Challenging indirectly -- Avoiding knee-jerk rejection -- Overcoming Groupthink -- The duty to obey -- Challenging abuse early -- Challenging the use of language -- Arrogance -- Leaders who scream -- Personal issues -- Newly elected leaders -- Leaders who have other agendas -- Leaders who won't challenge their leaders -- Challenge yourself, too --
  • 5. The courage to participate in transformation -- When is transformation possible? -- The process of personal transformation -- The follower's role -- The follower as catalyst -- Channeling the leader's frustration -- Denial and justification of behavior -- Dedication to cause as justification -- Reactions to confrontation -- Identifying transformation resources -- Using an outside facilitator -- Creating a supportive environment -- Modeling change for a leader -- Modeling empathy -- Containing abusive behavior -- Positive reinforcement -- Coping with recurring behavior -- Realistic expectations -- Persistence -- Validation -- 6. The courage to take moral action -- Leaving -- Difficulty of separation -- Financial contingencies -- Offering to resign -- Query and appeal -- The duty to disobey -- Threatening to resign -- The dilemma of the "unreasonable" leader -- Values review -- Follower self-examination -- The decision to withdraw support -- The responsibility to blow the whistle -- Protecting your self -- When leaders must be opposed -- Evil behavior -- If we decide to stay -- 7. The courage to speak to the hierarchy -- The challenge of many hands -- Doing the homework -- Framing the issue to command attention -- Educating the hierarchy -- Circumventing the hierarchy -- Speaking up in multilevel meetings -- Finding formal platforms of influence -- Using informal platforms of influence -- Influencing the metrics that influence thought -- Patience, performance, and persistence -- 8. The courage to listen to followers -- Do you really want courageous followers? -- What messages are number twos sending? -- Appreciating and accepting support -- Appreciating constructive challenge more -- Inviting creative challenge -- A culture of communication, not complaints -- Creating protected communication channels -- Discernment : what is the right action? -- The role of the board -- Responding to a moral stand -- Growth as both leader and follower -- Meditation on followership -- The courageous follower self-assessment
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xx, 264 pages
Isbn
9781605092737
Lccn
2009018738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocn327490311

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