The concept of followership 921


'Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone's following you'. —Henry Gilmer
It is often said that if no one is following you, you are not really leading. This week you explored the concept of followership and its relation to transformational and transactional leadership approaches. For this week's first discussion, in a 1,000-word response, post your answers to the following questions to the Discussion Board:
• Define followership as it relates to leadership and discuss the perceived payoffs or benefits of followership presented in the article 'Leadership, Followership, and Evolution: Some Lessons from the Past'.