Relationship between Leadership Style and Followership style

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2014 June, I started my journey to do research on FOLLOWERSHIP STYLE in INDIA. The results are quite interesting for Corporate Leaders and Followers. Please read on my reseScreen Shot 2015-05-01 at 7.43.37 pmarch –   A study was conducted to measure the relationship between leadership styles and followership style (i.e. Independent thinking and Active Engagement) using 79 usable questionnaires obtained from employees who are working in Delhi NCR, showed important findings by using Pearson Correlation analysis: first, the most preferred style of leadership is Participative leadership style; second, Exemplary style of followership is most preferred followership style; third, Participative leadership is not significantly correlated with Independent & Critical thinking.

Keywords – Participative leadership; Followership style, Active engagement, Independent thinking

Various studies describe the characteristics of leadership behavior where it emphasizes more on the type of relationship between leaders and followers in organizations (Bass, Avolio, 1991, 1993, Howell, Avolio, 1993, Schriesheim et al., 1999). The leadership has been an important topic in the organizational for many decades. The literature reveals a wide range of definitions (House and Aditya, 1997; Yun et al., 2006; Alas, Tafel, and Tuulik, 2007). Stogdill (1974) asserted that there are nearly as many definitions of leadership as there arepeople trying to define it. The paper identified that Participatory style was the most preferred style. If you wish to read full paper click below link….

International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences (ISSN: 2278-6236) Volume 4, Issue 4, April 2015

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 7.26.13 pmAnubha has consecutively achieved Emerging HRD thinker award (Gold Medalist) and recipient of Gold Medal from ISTD (Min of HRD), She is versatile Trainer and facilitator and her work involves direct observation, real time feedback, experiential learning and  following Andragogy principles for higher performance. She is actively engaged in research work on Followership (first lady in India) and published various research paper in National and International journal and uses her potential to nurture clan and generation

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About anubhamauryawalia

Anubha, a Trainer, Facilitator & OD&L Professional is a prolific Human Process Interventionist, created PRISM Philosophy, ( Prepare. Respect. Implement. Share. Maintain) carries 18 years of rich experience have worked with top of the line blue chip organizations like Honeywell, ICICI Bank, Moody ICL Certification were she was heading ODL, Trainings & Quality verticals. Her areas of expertise include human process intervention, Organisation Development, Change engagement Learning, Team building, POSH and Quality implementation. She is Consultant as Change Engagement & Learning for OD and delivers corporate training programs at national and international platform and First lady from India doing research on FOLLOWERSHIP. She is the Self-Discipline Strategist who relates profound truths coupled with humorous anecdotes empowering professionals to conquer their apprehension. Her work involves direct observation, real time feedback, experiential learning and coaching following Andragogy principles. Self-directed and self-motivated, Charismatic and persuasive, with the ability to rely on logic and facts to support her positions. In times of pressure, tend to be objective in her approach and direct in her communication. Naturally, optimistic, you seek out the possibilities in life. Her creativity and ability to solve problems are some of her greatest strengths. This paired with drive, vision, and methodical approach allows her to create new opportunities, keeping her experiences fresh and exciting. Preferring to develop new ideas rather than maintaining systems already in place. Bold person, whose character is marked by originality, expressiveness, generosity, determination, and a keen eye for details Natural born communicator and an adept social navigator, often others will sit by, engage new people or invite others in to make them feel at home. With a talent for creative reasoning and big picture thinking, she is a great innovator and are typically seen this way by others. Her energy and forward thinking can generate a team-oriented environment, helping to accomplish goals by motivating others, while creating an atmosphere that is fun and exciting.

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