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Management: Leader-Follower Relationship Analyzed

Managerial Leadership:

How does the follower affect/influence the leader and the nature of the leader-follower relationship?
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Follower influence over their leaders has been the focus of many studies, specifically ethical study's concerning leaders and their decision making influences. According to research conducted by Brown and Treviño there was data that showed a leader may be more heavily influenced by their followers than previously thought (Brown and Treviño, 2009).

Traditionally, it was well documented that a leader has the ability to evoke change, drive results, and affect the attitudes, behaviors, and decision making process of those that follow them. However, through Brown and Treviño's research, it was discovered that a social ...

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Follower influence over their leaders has been the focus of many studies, specifically ethical study's concerning leaders and their decision making influences. According to research conducted by Brown and Trevia there was data that showed a leader may be more heavily influenced by their followers than previously thought (Brown and Trevia, 2009).

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