Followership Styles: The Difference of Employees in Their Job Motivation and Job Performance


1 Department of Sport Psychology International University of ImamReza, Mashhad

2 Department of Psychology Faculty of Education and Psychology Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz


The aim of this research isto compare different kinds of employees in terms of their job motivation and job performance. Our statistical population consists of 320 employees of various parts of an industrial organization who were selected through the stratified random sampling. We employed valid tools and scales for assessing the variables of this study. The analysis of variance was used for data analysis. Findings show that there are significant differences between various followers in their job motivation and job performance and Scheffe follow-up tests revealed that exemplary and conformist followers had substantially higher numbers of these job outcomes than other followers. Therefore, we conclude that leaders and mangers of an organization should regard the worthwhile roles of their followers in the achievement and productivity of the organization.