Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management
Journal or Book Title
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism
Although leadership has received considerable attention from many scholars, much less research has focused on those who follow leaders; yet, followers contribute much to the success of an organization. This study explored the followership profiles of stakeholders in hospitality and tourism education. The findings summarize the followership dimensions of a sample of hospitality students, educators, and industry professionals. For each of the five followership dimensions the mean scores for industry professionals were rated higher when compared with students and educators, with courage to participate in transformation being the highest rated among all three groups. Implications for hospitality education are presented.
Taylor and Francis Online
Deale, Cynthia S.; Schoffstall, Donald G.; and Brown, Eric Adam, "What does it mean to follow? An exploration of a followership profile in hospitality and tourism" (2016). Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications. 101.