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Can followers influence upward? Is it possible for followers to solve organizational problems by using this process? Provide two examples to support your view.

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Can followers influence upward? Is it possible for followers to solve organizational problems by using this process? Provide two examples to support your view.
In indirect leadership, leaders need don't necessarily occupy the highest or prominent positions in order to be able to influence others. These leaders may occupy positions at various levels of the organizations and they can be leaders formally or informally, directly or indirectly.
In indirect leadership, let us discuss one form of leadership. However, it will be difficult to understand leadership without understanding first the meaning of followership which is the compliance of followers which is essential in the completion of the tasks and there should also be socioemotional acceptance of the effort of leadership. There are various ways in which followers or subordinates can influence leaders in organizations. Key tactics of upward influence are: reasoning, ...

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The solution explains that followers can also influence their leaders and help solve organizational problems. References included.

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