Advantages And Disadvantages Of Democratic Leadership

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Democratic Leadership which is also known as participative leadership is a type of leadership in which the group are more involved in decision making process. In democratic leadership members of the team are guided by a leader and every member of the group are involved in decision making process to determine things that needs to be done and how they should be done. Though the group are involved in decision making process the leader still has the authority to make the final decisions. The followers in democratic leadership are more committed to achieve design organizational goal because they have equal right in decision making process. This style of leadership results in more thorough solutions to problems. One of the disadvantages of a democratic…show more content…
It helps to reduce resistance to change and increases the acceptance of management’s idea. This type of leadership reduces the number of grievances of people. 3.2 PERSONAL CONTEXT: Personally I feel that democratic style of leadership is fair in the sense that the followers are given rights to participate in decision making. In my family, all members of the family are involved in decision making of some situations even though at the end my husband and I have the final say. This have led to my kids been open with suggestions as they know that their views will be considered and they all work to see that tasks in the home are completed easily. For me I can actually say that the democratic style of leadership is the best form of leadership as people are actually given freedom of speech. They are free to say their mind and it is not a form of government where people are so scared of their leaders. Unlike in an autocratic type of leadership where the masses are scared of their leader as their leader is authoritative and a dictator, failure to carryout out his orders results in severe

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