Followers generally will evaluate the leader and their effective power, then they will decide whether or not to obey. Types of power:
- Coercive power - Leader can punish.
- Expert power - Leader has useful knowledge.
- Legitimate power - Leader has right to influence.
- Referent power - Leader is charismatic.
- Representative power - The leader represents the interests of a group of people who believe the leader represents them well.
- Reward power - Leader can reward.