Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The influence of exemplary followership on organizational performance: A phenomenological approach
by Pitron, John Edward, D.M., University of Phoenix, 2008, 205; 3302640
Abstract (Summary)

The findings of the qualitative phenomenological study utilizing a modified van Kaam method suggested that leadership should promote exemplary followership to increase performance and that understanding who you are as a follower is equally important as knowing who you are as a person or leader. This study examined the perceptions of exemplary followership in the lived experiences of 20 aerospace company performers working on a government contract maintaining post cold war era weapons systems with reduced funding. Collected data were analyzed using NVivo7 software. The research question stated, “Is there a perception that exemplary followership exists in an organization within the large aerospace company performing on a government contract in Florida?” The findings determined that perceptions of exemplary followership exist.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Woodbury, Garth
Commitee:
School: University of Phoenix
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-A 69/02, Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Management, Adult education, Continuing education, Organizational behavior, Organization theory
Keywords: Exemplary followership, Followership, Followership and teams, Leadership, Organizational behavior, Phenomenology
Publication Number: 3302640
ISBN: 9780549481218
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