So much Leadership..what about Followership?

Simon Western
2 min readJan 14, 2020

Reflections from Leadership a critical text 3rd ed. Sage pub.

To cite Western S. (2019:43) Leadership a critical text 3rd ed. Sage pub.

“Without followership leadership doesn’t exist. Followership is symbi­otic with leadership, and to understand leadership is to recognize how leaders and followers co-produce and sustain each other (Ladkin, 2006)”.

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Simon Western

Executive coach, academic, author, psychotherapist. Thought leader: Eco-leadership, eco-coaching & social change. Informed by psychoanalysis & critical theory