Free Essays on Autocratic Leadership

  1. Compare and Contrast Autocratic and Democratic Leadership Styles

    Autocratic leadership is a classical leadership style with the following characteristics: manager seeks to make as many decisions as possible, manager seeks to have the most authority and control in decision making, manager seeks to retain responsibility rather than utilise complete delegation , consultation...

  2. Compare and Contrast Two Leadership Styles

    Leadership can be defined as the ability to lead a group of people successfully in an organization. Hall, et al (2008) have mentioned that an effective leader has to be visionary, motivating and responsible in order to successfully run a business organization. In business the two key leadership styles...

  3. Democratic Style vs Automcratic Style of Leadership

    The Democratic style of leadership Democratic style of leadership relies on participation with the entire group. This leadership decision making power lies on majority and his staff. Further more, this style of leader ship lies on vote of staff and or employes working in same company. This style...

  4. Autocratic Versus Democratic

    Leadership Styles – Autocratic versus Democratic Today’s business organization whether it is large or small is concerned with the financial bottom line. One of its most valuable assets is the human asset. Corporations spend large percentages of their budget on HR personnel and even greater percentages...

  5. Autocratic Leadership

    Autocratic Leadership Style Can an authoritarian/autocratic/directive leadership style be appropriate in American companies currently? If yes/no, why? It is first important to clarify what the term leadership means. According to Kinicki & Fugate (2012), “leadership is defined as ‘a social influence...

  6. Leadership and Management The devil wears Prada

    lead those who report to them if they are to get anything done.” Ralph Stacey, (2012). Miranda’s straight forward ordering proves to be a better leadership skill as it gets the job done without the need to show who’s in charge. The fact she doesn’t have to exercise her power in the same way as Emily...

  7. Busi 310 Autocratic Manager

    Autocratic Manager William Neely Dr. Strong Principles of Management BUSI-310-D08 Liberty University Online July 1, 2013 Discussion Board Thread Re: Autocratic Manager Definition: “Organizational Management and Leadership” defines autocratic manager as one who makes a decision and then informs...

  8. Culture and Ethics

    nationalities then showed a common pattern that successful businesses had developed a strong and positive group culture which is about management as leadership and not just administration. (http://tutor2u.net/business/organisation/culture_more.htm) The culture of an organisation is the typical way of...

  9. Leadership in Community Development (Term Paper))

    without a leader is prone to fall apart. Because leadership is an essential element for any kind of growth, development, progress, orderliness, unity and so on, to occur in the upliftment of any community, and in the world at large. The concept of leadership is not only restricted to human beings. It can...

  10. Understand Leadership Styles

      Assignment Task for Unit – Understanding Leadership Understand leadership styles 1. AC 1.1 -Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in workplace situations. ( 24 Marks) Before describing factors that influence a manager’s chosen style it...

  11. Servant Leadership

     Servant Leadership Abstract Servant leaders are vigilant in fighting superiority, egotism, satisfaction and dominance daily. It is believed that if you create the right values and culture normal people will do extraordinary things. It is not thought that they are better than...

  12. Analysis of Donald Trump's Leadership Style

    Analysis of Donald Trump Leadership Style ------------------------------------------------- Table of content CHAPTER ONE: Introduction…………………………………………..……3 1.1 Personal profile……………………………………………………………….….3 1.2 Personal life……………………………………………………………..……..…4 1.3 Trivia ………………………………………………………………………………...

  13. Pepsico and the Achievement-Oriented Leadership Style

    Achievement-Oriented Leadership Style for PepsiCo By Sean Allred Achievement-Oriented leadership is defined as Management which sets challenging goals, assists in training, emphasizes improvement, and expects the highest levels of performance (Achievement Oriented Leadership). Achievement-Oriented...

  14. How important was Bismarck's leadership in the achievement of German unification?

     Q: How important was Bismarck's leadership in the achievement of German unification? In January 1871, in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, the unification of Germany was declared: a monumental landmark in European history as the threat of a new superpower, established and...

  15. Bank

    Describe Alan’s typical leadership style and evaluate whether it is appropriate for the leadership situation. Interestingly one of the best examples of a democratic leader is also a auto wok shop- Alan . .  As a manager and the leader of company was faced with the difficult task of getting the diagnostic...

  16. Authoritarian Leadership Model

    AUTHORITARIAN LEADERSHIP Autocratic leadership, also known as authoritarian leadership, is a leadership style characterized by individual control over all decisions and little input from group members. Autocratic leaders typically make choices based on their own ideas and judgments and rarely accept...

  17. Promoting Change Management Through Leadership Develoment

    Quest to Become an Effective Leader Leadership is like a complex mathematical equation. Each situation has a different set of variables which fit together to solve a problem. Using the principal described above, the author believes that leadership can be developed in an organization/individual...

  18. Leadership styles of men and women

    For several Decades leadership roles used to be designed only for men. Historically, the gender rule made it impossible for women to become leaders in any industry. Still, today males account for the majority of leadership functions. Furthermore, it is agreed that women face more barriers than men to...

  19. Essay on Leadership and Spirituality

    Business Masters in Transformational Leadership and Change (MTLC) LDRP 501 Theories & Practices of Leadership Essay on: Leadership and Spirituality: A Transcendental approach (2,555 words) By: Tesfaye Mamo Woldesemayat Introduction The theory of Leadership has evolved gradually and now is developing...

  20. Leadership summary

    Leadership Theories Read the full Leadership text on my Blog Leadership Theories and Summary The following material is a high level summary of twelve approaches/theories in leadership. Each section covers a theory/approach to leadership. The sections cover the basic assumptions, references...

  21. Management, Supervision, and Leadership

    Chapter 1 MANAGEMENT, SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP _________________________ Chapter 1 Learning Objectives After completing this chapter, students will know • What basic management skills are important • What four tools successful managers use • What personal characteristics most successful managers...

  22. Leadership Development

    Leadership development Dr A K Sannigrahi, Senior DRDO Scientist ____________________________________________________ Leadership behavior is seen in every group of social animals like elephant, honey bee, human being, etc. Initially people thought...

  23. Compare Democratic and Autocratic Leadership

    Leadership, a crucial element in business, can be defined as “a process of influencing the activities of an organized group toward goal achievement” (Yukl, 2013, p.76). There are four main types of leadership styles: the autocratic, democratic, paternalistic and laissez-faire leadership styles. Daft...

  24. Leadership Practice

    Running head: FULFILLING THE VISION OF A LEADER Leadership Practice NAME Ashford University MGT 460 Leadership Priorities and Practice TEACHER Date Leadership Practice Leaders make offers to take care of others future concerns by having the capacity to speak in broad horizons...

  25. A Closer Look at Leadership Theories

    Running Head: Leadership Theories Leadership Theories March 5, 2006 Leadership Theories Leadership is a universal phenomenon in humans and in many species of animals (Bass, 1990). It is a complex phenomenon involving the constant interaction of three essential elements: the leader, the follower...

  26. Democratic vs. Autocratic

    environment. This picture represents democratic leadership because it shows a military sergeant coming back from war for his country, as well as he’s being a role model to the kids. This is very different compared to what you would see from an autocratic military sergeant. 2. Stephen Harper is the...

  27. Problem Formulation and Identification Within Organizations

    making styles assists in resolving problems within organizations. There are four decision styles that have been identified, they are: democratic, autocratic, collective participative, and consensus. This paper will discuss three out of the four styles while sharing problem identification and formulation...

  28. Decsion Making Ans Problem Identification

    their perspectives will be identified. Autocratic, is the most prevalent decision making process investigated and observed by team member Daphne while working for the MetroPCS Corporation. According to the Leadership Management Development Center, autocratic decision making occurs when the person in...

  29. Leadership Theory

    Leadership Theories Transactional Vs. Transformational Leadership - The transactional leadership style was first described by Max Weber in 1947, and again by Bernard M. Bass in 1981. To understand the difference between Transactional and Transformational leadership is necessary to understand the...

  30. Leadership Traits, Behaviors and Styles Case1

     Leadership is one of the most useful skills one can obtain. It used to be thought that leadership cannot be taught, that one is just born with the appropriate skills to lead. Leaders can come in a wide range of different personalities and styles. There have been countless great leaders since the...

  31. Demonstrating Effective Leadership: Public Health and Welfare

     Demonstrating Effective Leadership: Public Health and Welfare Capella University Collaboration, Communication, and Case Analysis for Doctoral Learners PSL8002 Doctor Charles Tiffin May 6, 2015 Demonstrating Effective Leadership: Public Health and Welfare Public Health and Welfare ...

  32. Leadership Styles and Roles in Organizations

    LEADERSHIP STYLES The role of leadership in management is largely determined by the organisational culture of the company. It has been argued that managers' beliefs, values and assumptions are of critical importance to the overall style of leadership that they adopt. Lewin, Lippitt and White were one...

  33. Leadership

    Leadership style: Democratic Leadership – The father Royce in the climb of the movie “Vertical Limit” I- Introduce the movie Vertical Limit is a 2000 American thriller action film directed by New Zealander Martin Campell (GoldenEye, Casino Royale, the of Zorro) starring, among others, Chris...

  34. ESSAY

    Topic: Role of leadership in organizational success Submitted To: Sir Mehfoozullah Department Management Sciences SUBMITTED BY: Class BBA VI Date: 2nd December, 2013 Role of leadership in organizational success: Introduction: The topic assigned...

  35. 1 Leadership Styles Essey

    Leadership Styles Karen Plascencia B2 2.3.15 ​ Leadership​ style is the way a person leads others and the way they perform and impact ​ others; either in a positive or negative way. The leadership styles are: autocratic ,democratic , and laissez-faire leaders. Autocratic leaders have a way of being...

  36. Final

    Healthcare and Strategic Leadership Mary Lou Morales HLTH 6000 September 25, 2012 Professor DaShawn E. Robinson Abstract Strategic leadership in a healthcare business needs to be effective. Autocratic or authoritarian leadership is most commonly used in health care, however by doing an extensive...

  37. leadership styles and effectiveness

    reaches its goals. Leadership and management have a vital role in ensuring the organizational culture within a company is healthy. Each company has a vision. A leader helps others to see the vision and inspire them to make the vision reality. Bateman and Snell (2007) assert that leadership is ineffective...

  38. Leadership Style

    Leadership style Leadership development is considered as one of the key success of management of organizations and companies. Leadership development is involved in the process of improving managerial skills of leadership, realizing both the nature of each organization and the nature of management...

  39. Divorce and Class

    sort of leader, for any size of business is the autocratic leader? This essay will address the question of whether the autocratic style of leader is the best type to have in an economic recession. After giving a definition of what an autocratic is, and what an economic recession entails, the...

  40. Leadership and Managing a Team

    plan the required course. Leadership skills comprise of various qualities such as optimism, commitment and the ability to use power effectively. Leadership training is significant, not only in the world of business, but even in the worlds of sports and medicine. Leadership training is essential for...

  41. Term Paper

    collaborative effort, someone has to lead the group so it stays focused and on schedule. Leadership in a Working Group (intro) Leadership in a group is concerned with control and power in a group. Leadership can be focused on either maintaining the interpersonal relationships in the group or...

  42. MGT 521 Week 4 Individual Knowledge Check

    Check   1 . Which of the following describes the leadership style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation? •          A. Cultural style •          B. Autocratic style •          C. Democratic style •         ...

  43. role of situational leadership

    Leadership greatly depends on the situation, many scholars dispute the validity of this statement, and it can be interpreted in different ways, depending on how we define leadership. There are many statements regarding leadership, some says leadership involves the process of influence; some differentiate...

  44. Leadership

    Webster’s Dictionary defines leadership as the position or function of a leader, a person who guides or a directs a group. Some say that being a leader is just telling people what to do. Other people would define being a leader as the person who shapes and molds their subordinates to be better people...

  45. Discuss the Importance of Good Leadership for a Successful Business.

    importance of good leadership for a successful business. Leadership is the composite of abilities and characteristics of an individual leader of the environment in which he operates and of the relationship developed between the leader and the led. It is very important to have good leadership for a business...

  46. Leadership

    said that leadership is the process of influencing an organised group towards accomplishing its goals. Two of the most influential men of the 21st century field who achieved this aim were Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. They were both working within the information technology field but their leadership styles...

  47. Patch 1 Leadership

    Submission Date: 3rd May 2011 Word count 747 Leadership As this assignment is a reflective piece of work it will be done in the first person (Webb, 1992). I’ve been asked to complete a leadership style survey to determine my preferred leadership style, then by using a reflective model I need to...

  48. Essay and Composition

    difference between Autocratic and Laissez-Faire leadership ? ANS Autocratic and Laissez-Faire are styles of leadership which differ and have different effects on the workers in the business.  Each of these leadership styles have their own advantages and disadvantages. Autocratic leaders lead with...

  49. Leadership Style

    Analysis of Kim Jong-Un Autocratic Leadership Style This paper will analyze the leadership style of Kim Jong-Un the North Korean Leader. It Explains how autocratic leadership style adopted by a leader influences followers. While an Autocratic leadership style is relevant for certain situations...

  50. Juan T. Trippe Leadership

    What leadership styles account for their success? Introduction Juan Trippe was the founder and chairman of the board of directors of Pan American Airways (Pan Am). Before describing Trippe’s leadership styles, we shall define what leadership style is. Northouse (2012 ,p52) defines leadership style...

  51. Introduction to Leadership

    Introduction to Leadership Leadership is defined as the ability of a leader to direct and influence his followers to perform task related activities. This ability will determine the extent of achieving the organization’s goal through its employees. The term ‘leadership’ has always been a fascinating...

  52. Different leadership styles in the public service

    Different leadership styles in the public services Team leaders and there roles in leadership There are several different leadership styles used within the public services. Therefore there are many varied suggestions that define someone as being a strong leader. However a ‘leadership style’ is a unique...

  53. auto

    Examples of Companies with Autocratic Leadership written by: N Nayab • edited by: Ronda Bowen • updated: 9/28/2011 Some examples of modern companies with autocratic leadership Leona Helmsey of the Helmsley Hotel Chain, Howell Raines of the New York Times, Martha Stewart of Martha Stewart Inc, Donald...

  54. leadership styles

    Leadership Style Investigation John Gorkisch General Patton used inspiration for his leadership style. He was inspirational to his followers by his example of, “Get up front!”. His style is easy to identify by studying the facts of history. The reason General Patton was effective as a leader was...

  55. Ob3 - Leadership

    CHAPTER ONE WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A LEADER? KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS Leadership: an influence relationship among leaders and followers who intend real changes and outcomes that reflect their shared purposes. Paradigm: a shared mind-set that represents a fundamental way of thinking about, perceiving...

  56. Leadership Task 1 RTF

    SAT Task 1 Mathew Perkins Western Governors University Leadership SAT2 6/03/2014 The leadership style that I most identify with is the Entrepreneurial leadership style. The strong and weak traits that I have all associate with...

  57. The Nature of Leadership

    NATURE OF LEADERSHIP An essential part of management is co-ordinating the activities of people and guiding their efforts towards the goals and objectives of the organisation. This involves the process of leadership and the choice of an appropriate form of action and behaviour. Leadership is a central...

  58. Leadership and Politics

    Assignment) Dr. John Eveland 22 Mar 2010 Leadership depends on understanding the Politics of the Organization By Annie D Womack The goal of each organization is to build high performing cohesive teams with strong leadership skills. To accomplish this goal, organizations must...

  59. Principles of Management

    Introduction About 35,000 research articles, magazine articles, and books have been written about leadership. As a consequence, leadership has been defined in many ways. Several definitions of leadership are as follows: Interpersonal influence, directed through communication toward goal attainment An...

  60. Leadership - Richard Branson

    Introduction According to Robbins, DeCenzo, Coulter (2011), leadership is defined as the process of influencing an organised group towards accomplishing its goals. The leader is not exclusive in the leadership process. Outstanding leaders display a high level of faith and in the attainment of the vision...