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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 machines forces to agree on a common strategy.  Alan worked hard to make sure everyone worked together to come to a common understanding.  This was one of his greatest achievements.  It was here that the democratic leadership style and collaborative efforts of Alan through and with a victory of the machines and he company help back up the correctness of the approach

Whether you are managing a team at work, captaining your sports team or leading a major corporation, your leadership style is crucial to your success. Consciously, or subconsciously, you will no doubt use some of the leadership styles featured, at least some of the time. By understanding these leadership styles and their impact, you can become a more flexible, better leaders

The democratic leader gives followers a vote in nearly every decision the team makes.  The process involved with being a democratic leader is very time consuming because decisions are nearly always made together.
The democratic leadership style is able to quickly build flexibility and responsibility and can help identify new ways to do things.  This leadership style is best used when the followers are knowledgeable about the organization's process and change is needed.  For example, this style is used when the leader needs to introduce fresh ideas into the organization to help with an old process.
What is the usual leadership situation in the auto repair shop (consider the nature of the task, subordinates, and environment)?
• The traditional idea is flawed because it presumes that leadership is about how the boss makes decisions. First of all, this conception fails to distinguish between leadership and management....

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