The impoverished style

The impoverished style - • The middle-of-the-road style...

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The impoverished style, located at the lower left-hand corner of the grid, point (1, 1), is  characterized by low concern for both people and production; its primary objective is for  managers to stay out of trouble.  The country club style, located at the upper left-hand corner of the grid, point (1, 9), is  distinguished by high concern for people and a low concern for production; its primary  objective is to create a secure and comfortable atmosphere where managers trust that  subordinates will respond positively.  The authoritarian style, located at the lower right-hand corner of the grid, point (9,1), is  identified by high concern for production and low concern for people; its primary objective is to  achieve the organization's goals, and employee needs are not relevant in this process. 
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Unformatted text preview: • The middle-of-the-road style, located at the middle of the grid, point (5, 5), maintains a balance between workers' needs and the organization's productivity goals; its primary objective is to maintain employee morale at a level sufficient to get the organization's work done. • The team style, located at the upper right-hand of the grid, point (9, 9), is characterized by high concern for people and production; its primary objective is to establish cohesion and foster a feeling of commitment among workers. The Managerial Grid model suggests that competent leaders should use a style that reflects the highest concern for both people and production—point (9, 9), team-oriented style....
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