Laissez-Faire Leadership Theory

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1.0 Introduction
This report aims to analyse four important areas of the key aspects of leadership in the event and leisure industry. (1) Types of the leadership, (2) development of leadership theory over time, (3) difference of leadership and management and (4) Innate and learned leadership skill. In order to understand to combine the key aspects of leadership and practice in the work.

2.0 Types of leadership and leadership styles
2.1 Laissez-Faire leadership
Laissez-faire leadership styles are lack of management for the employee (Skogstad el al., 2014). The employee can enjoy the freedom and authority of the work (Skogstad el al., 2014). In the recent study (Buch, Martinsen & Kuvaas, 2015) it is argued the laissez-faire leadership styles …show more content…

Leadership defined by the people, trait and behaviour. Great man theory and trait theory are based on personal, some people are innate leadership since the mental, body and thinking stronger than the followers (Horner, 1997; Bolden, Gosling, Marturano & Dennison, 2003). Bolden, Gosling, Marturano and Dennison (2003) states that next stage of leadership theory is behaviour, leaders' behaviour will make a positive effect on team or organization, it can help the team to achieve the …show more content…

Innate leaders are attracted, it depend on the personal style of autocracy, participate, transformation. However, innate leaders need to learn more potential leadership skills from others to enhance their leadership area. Leadership skills can learn from classroom, personal experience and workplace (Mayo,2002; Sweeney, 2001; Scheule & Sneed, 2001; cited in Weber & Ladkin, 2010). Work experience is important for leaders, it can develop the management and leadership skills as people can carry out the situations and solve the problem. People can practice the leadership knowledge and training classes in the workplace. Weber and Ladkin (2010) suggest that leadership skills can learn from others, learning leadership skills via observing

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