Authoritarian Leadership Style

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What is a characteristic of laissez-faire leadership?

Providing little or no direction

When is laissez-faire leadership particularly effective?

When group members are highly motivated and self-directed

What is a potential drawback of laissez-faire leadership?

Group apathy and disinterest

What is a key difference between democratic and authoritative leadership?

Democratic leadership is more effective, while authoritative leadership is more efficient

What is a benefit of laissez-faire leadership when group members are highly motivated and self-directed?

Much creativity and productivity

What type of communication is used by laissez-faire leaders?

Both upward and downward communication

What is a characteristic of authoritarian leadership in terms of decision making?

Decision making does not involve others

What type of awards are used to motivate others in democratic leadership?

Economic and ego awards

What is a result of authoritarian leadership in terms of creativity and autonomy?

Reduced creativity and autonomy

What is the emphasis in authoritarian leadership in terms of status?

On the difference in status between 'I' and 'you'

What is a benefit of democratic leadership, according to Wong (2012)?

Positive nurse and patient outcomes

What is a characteristic of democratic leadership in terms of communication?

Communication flows up and down

Test your understanding of the characteristics of an authoritarian leader, including their behavior, decision-making style, and impact on the work group. Learn how they motivate and communicate with others, and the effects on the team's dynamics.

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