1) Explain followership styles
Passive followers (The Sheep): These individuals are passive and require external motivation from the leader. These individuals lack commitment and require constant supervision from the leader.
The Yes-People: These individuals are committed to the leader and the goal (or task) of the organization (or group/team). These conformist individuals do not question the decisions or actions of the leader. Further, yes-people will defend adamantly their leader when faced with opposition from others.
The Pragmatics followers : These individuals are not trail-blazers; they will not stand behind controversial or unique ideas until the majority of the group has expressed their support. These individuals often remain in the background of the group.
The Alienated followers : These individuals are negative and often attempt to stall or bring the group down by constantly questioning the decisions and actions of the leader. These individuals often view themselves as the rightful leader of the organization and are critical of the leader and fellow group members.
Exemplary followers (The Star Followers): These exemplary individuals are positive, active, and independent thinkers. Star followers will not blindly accept the decisions or actions of a leader until they have evaluated them completely. Furthermore, these types of followers can succeed without the presence of a leader.
2) Explain the profiles in leadership
performance :Since leaders do not produce performance results themselves, virtually everything a leader does to effect high performance is accomplished by working with other people. This means that the core set of skills for successful leaders includes vision, communication, motivation and inspiration.
Self-awareness and the abilities to diagnose a situation and to apply the appropriate leadership techniques are also key. It is important to recognize that the aspiration for high performance is not for the leader him/herself but...