Unformatted text preview: The text indicates that the Achievement Orientated style is best used when employees are open to autocratic leadership. Even though this group of individuals did not respond well to Thompsons current style of leadership, they may be more open to it, if he is not trying to automatically get them to change how they are doing things. If he instead tries to prompt them to improve their methods on their own to gain the rewards offered, it will be more like they are the ones choosing to change their methods instead of being ordered to....
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- Fall '09
- autocratic leadership, Path-Goal Leadership theory, higher goals, Achievement Orientated