People oriented rule follower commonly used for

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People oriented Rule follower Commonly used for uniform businesses Routine jobs Things that don’t change over time
Negative Parts of Bureaucratic Leadership Lack of flexibility and creativity Lack teamwork Bureaucratic Leadership
Democratic Leadership Open in collegial style of running a team Ideas move freely Dynamic and rapidly changing environments Encouraging people Communicate decisions Flexibility Explain but don’t apologize
Good Fits for Democratic Leadership Creative groups Consulting Much of the service industry Education
Laissez-faire Delegative leadership Leaders are hands off Generally leads to the lowest productivity among group members
Positive and Negatives of Laissez- faire Positives Effective when group members are Highly skilled Motivated Capable of working on their own Negatives Not ideal when group members lack the knowledge or experience Projects can go off track Deadlines can be missed
Real-World Example Herbert Hainer: Chairman & CEO, Adidas What leadership style(s) are used in the Adidas corporate structure?

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