Below are some recommended books and videos to facilitate your journey of followership. See also Chapters 11-13 of Embracing Followership for in-depth review of various resources to facilitate your personal growth & development toward following with excellence.
You can find the below items and other books on my ‘followership’ shelf on Goodreads.
The Power of Followership, by Robert Kelley
It Takes Two: Managing Yourself When Working with Bosses and Other Authority Figures, by Gene Boccialetti
The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders, by Ira Chaleff (see his endorsement also)
Followership: How Followers Are Creating Change and Changing Leaders, by Barbara Kellerman
Follower First, by Rusty Ricketson
Creative Followership, by Jimmy Collins
Leadership Jazz, by Max DePree
Cultural Intelligence: Living and Working Globally, by David C. Thomas & Kerr Inkson
Here’s a ‘followership’ playlist on YouTube containing a number of videos to stimulate your thinking on various aspects of followership:
Followership lecture for engineers from Rice University
Additional information about my own book, Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture, is available on The Book page of this blog.
A team/small group discussion guide to accompany Embracing Followership has been developed, bringing this personal journey of following with excellence into a group endeavor. It’s been accepted for publication and should be released later in 2017. See this blog post, and watch this space for updates!