The Follower Revolt: What’s Eating Leaders for Breakfast? by Robert Hall, Huffington Post, November 18, 2015
“Followers unite!” And just like that established leaders like Timothy Wolfe, President of the University of Missouri, and Martin Winterkorn, CEO at Volkswagen, are gone.
While there is much talk about developing stronger leaders, what seems a more present reality is that followers have become much more empowered to actively – and sometimes passively – reject leaders they no longer are willing to follow.
Sometimes it appears to be warranted and long overdue. Other times it looks like an angry torch-carrying mob […]