Ira Chaleff is the founder and president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates and chairman emeritus of the Congressional Management Foundation in Washington, DC. He is the founder of the Followership Learning Community of the International Leadership Association and has been named one of the 100 “Best Minds on Leadership” by Leadership Excellence magazine.
Drawing from various disciplines?from philosophy, to psychologyand management, to education?the book defines followership and itsmyriad meanings. The Art of Followership explores thepractice and research that promote positive followership andreveals the part that followers play in setting the standards andformulating the culture and policies of the group.
The contributors include new models of followership and explorefresh perspectives on the contributions that followers make togroups, organizations, societies, and leaders. The book alsoexplores the most current research on followership and includesinsights and perspectives on the future of leader-followerrelationships.