leadership styles

Leadership styles - Although good leaders use all three styles with one of them normally dominate bad leaders tend to stick with one style

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Although good leaders use all three styles, with one of them normally dominate, bad leaders tend to stick with one style. Authoritarian (autocratic) This style is used when the leader tells her employees what she wants done and how she wants it done, without getting the advice of her followers. Some of the appropriate conditions to use it is when you have all the information to solve the problem, you are short on time, and your employees are well motivated. Some people tend to think of this style as a vehicle for yelling, using demeaning language, and leading by threats and abusing their power. This is not the authoritarian style. ..rather it is an abusive, unprofessional style called bossing people around . it has no place in a leaders repertoire. The authoritarian style should normally only be used on rare occasions. If you have the time and want to gain more commitment and motivation from your employees, then you should use the participative style. Participative (democratic)
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course MAN 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '07 term at Bay State.

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Leadership styles - Although good leaders use all three styles with one of them normally dominate bad leaders tend to stick with one style

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