Vladimir Putin's Leadership Theories

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Behavioural leadership theories
Behavioural theories of leadership are focused on the specific behaviours of a leader. For this theory the leaders behaviour is the best variable to see how it influences the followers and what results it achieves. The research is conducted to find out what effective leaders do in relation to motivating, delegating, and communicating with their followers. The two important behavioural studies that have been done are the Ohio state studies and the university of Michigan studies. Hereby we will further elaborate on the Ohio studies and apply them to Vladimir Putin.

The Ohio state studies are based on leadership studies that were aimed to identify the effects of leadership styles and behaviour on group performance.
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This behavioural preference influences his management and leadership style, negotiating style, strategic and crisis decision making.
Vladimir Putin always chooses for rational processes over emotional decisions that are definitely a key as a strong leader of Russia. He can control his emotions and makes decisions for Russia that are clearly organized and explained why these are for Russia’s best interest. Vladimir Putin his behaviour shows that he is a perfectionist who is concerned with making the right decisions and always avoids in making mistakes, therefore with his decision-making he takes his time. Although he is a perfectionist who takes his time for the decisions, he definitely is a man of action. He has proven this through setting out the limit of influence that the elite companies had in Russia, renewing the tax laws and decreasing the power of the corrupt government. Vladimir Putin is a man that has high value on productivity and accomplishment, therefore from the beginning of his presidency he initiated structure and showed the Russian citizens and his team that he is a very task oriented and result oriented
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President Vladimir Putin is a very moralistic and judgemental man not only on his followers but as well on himself. He expects professional and perfectionist behaviour from himself and the people around him. Therefore he can come over as a very strict and authoritative leader, he has shown that he does not tolerate disloyal behaviour from the people working for him. In conclusion Vladimir Putin has proven that he initiated structure, re-organized the Russian government and cleaned out the corruption, clarified the tasks clearly to his expectations and gathered information from anywhere where he could through having an open minded and outside view on the government and his country.
Patterns of managerial work and behavior
The patterns of managerial work and behaviour are based on many researches and studies that have been done. Stewart conducted one of those studies, she developed a theory model for understanding the managerial work and behaviour. The model theory is based on generalizations that can be made about managerial work and differences that exist among managerial jobs. Within Stewart her model there are 3 main categories, which identify the flexibility of a managerial job, these will be applied on Vladimir
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