In the last byte, we looked at the concept of followership. It is always an interesting trick when one tries understanding if there is a potential classification of anything that is the subject of study. In today's byte, we attempt to begin our discussion on the types of followers.
We could classify followers into groups based on two dimensions:
a. activity versus passivity
b. independent, critical thinking versus dependent, uncritical thinking.
[Refer to this article for more details: http://hbr.org/1988/11/in-praise-of-followers/ar/1]
We could represent this in the diagram below:
We shall continue this discussion in the next byte.