3 leadership styles and examples

What is leadership in management?

Leadership is the process of influencing, guiding and directing to the employees. Leadership is the ability to induce employees to work with confidence and enthusiasm.

Leadership is an important pillar of management. it influences the employees to work in a systematic manner and achieve the goal of the company. Basically, there are three types of leader style.

  • 3 leadership styles in business

  1. Democratic leadership style
  2. Autocratic leadership meaning
  3. Laissez-faire leadership
  • Democratic leadership style definition

Democratic leadership style includes the participation of the employees in every productive decision of the company. Democratic leadership is very open leadership it engages the employees and asks their opinions, in order to get the best decisions for the company.

Democratic leadership style becoming trends nowadays, managers are using these methods because they know the value of participation of the employees.

  • Democratic leadership style examples

Google is popular for their democratic leadership style. In Google, managers ask the opinions of their juniors.

  • Autocratic leadership definition business

Autocratic leadership style is a style of leadership, there one person take all the decisions and takes very little advice of their subordinates. Autocratic leaders make their decision or choices on the basis of their faith and belief.

  • Autocratic leadership examples

  1. Adolf Hitler
  2. Queen Elizabeth I
  3. Genghis Khan
  4. Donald Trump
  • Laissez-faire leadership in business

Laissez-faire leadership is also known as delegative leadership, it is a type of leadership in which the leader gives all decision making power to their group members.  this leadership style helps to understand work productivity and bound of the employees. According to a researcher, this shows the lowest productivity among group members.

  • Laissez-faire leadership style examples

  1. Panama Canal
  2. Hoover Dam
  3. Interstate Highway System

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