Usually prefer to use the autocratic style of leadership.
Tend to emphasize teamwork and cooperation rather than discipline and order-giving.
Face fewer challenges and problems than managers in the past.
Can rely on a much higher level of worker loyalty to the organization than in the past.
Going over a spreadsheet to analyze some financial data.
Teaching a new employee how to use a piece of office equipment.
Giving front-line workers additional resources needed to provide faster and better service to customers.
Developing a broad general strategy to help the organization meet its long-term growth objectives.
Most effective leaders share certain specific traits.
The most effective leadership style depends on who is being led and in what situation.
The democratic style of leadership will almost always improve the effectiveness of the organization.
One trait of effective managers is that they consistently maintain the same style of leadership.