The Pros And Cons Of Autocratic Leadership

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The project managers are familiar to detailed, structured, logical, and predicted environment being governed by the rules. The projects are intended to be classified by the suspense and uncertainty while combining the ability of the project managers for coordinating and controlling the diverse selection of functional experts having insufficient authorities. These positions are expected to make the effective leadership being one of the most thought-provoking arenas for implementation in the project management. The project performance is found to be the matter of understanding the restrictions of the project along with the functions of the personal skills as well as capabilities of possible leaders (Iqbal, et al., 2015). The literature on the…show more content…
The autocratic leadership is found with the evidence of efficient decision making processes of leaders. The leaders in this style are appropriate for the urgencies and crises in which rapid decisions are required. However, the subordinates may not have experience of being consulted. The negative aspects of the autocratic leadership involve the ignorance of subordinates’ opinions. There is overdependence on the leaders because of which it is not easy to make decisions in the absence of leaders. Moreover, there is no confirmation of understanding from the subordinates (Alvesson & Spicer, 2012; Geoghegan & Dulewicz,…show more content…
The contribution of knowledge along with the experience from the subordinates can enhance the decisions under the democratic leadership. Moreover, the democratic leadership allows development of subordinates with the initiatives through the consultation experience. The negative aspects of the democratic leadership include the longer decisions with the consultations (Iqbal, et al., 2015; Riaz, et al., 2013). However, the insufficient experience of subordinates such as insufficient experience for being consulted is evident under the democratic style. Laissez-faire leadership include the high motivation of subordinates such as personal freedom along with which the environment is found to be creative and innovative. The subordinates in the laissez-faire are developed with the initiatives as they make their decisions. On the contrary, the subordinates are having insufficient expertise and experience in the laissez-faire leadership. The authority of management is found to be weak along with insufficient coordination and control (Reichenpfader, et al., 2015; Muller, et al.,
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