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Abstract: Implicit followership theories has become a growing subject of inquiry in the field of organization behavior. This subject is considered as a linkage between followership and cognition concepts. The purpose of this study is to explore the follower’s perspectives on different dimensions of their role as followers to build a typology on implicit followership theories. To this end, we used a purposive sampling a method and selected fourteen employees from fourteen large industries in the city of Mashhad. To obtain data semi-structured interviews were conducted until saturation was reached. Data was analyzed using conventional content analysis. A total of 589 codes were located in seventeen items of implicit theories. We located items into five factors with positive pattern of followership role.