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Autocratic, participative, and laissez-faire styles of leadership

Describing in detail the impact of the three leadership styles on staff efficiency, employee morale, and quality of care in a Medical Center. Explain under which circumstances each style might be appropriate at A medical center, especially with regard to improving staff efficiency, employee morale, and quality of care.

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Fist of all we will discuss leadership function.

As a leader she has to assess the changes in the dynamic environment. There are various leadership styles, depending on the leader's personality and the culture of the organization. Here is a description of each leadership style:

Authoritarian (autocratic)
Leader uses his authority and power position to direct people in doing the "right" things, regardless of their opinions. This style is useful when there is urgency and the people are not really motivated to participate. Also, this is good as a starting style especially if the subordinates are still in the novice level and are not yet fully aware of their responsibilities. This is not useful for the skilled workers, as they may take it as interference. Thus in a medical center this will be useful for the low skilled workers like clerks or assistants.

Participative (democratic)
Leader asks for input from his subordinates, he recognizes the fact that each one has something special to contribute for the task on hand. The traditional view of a leader is ...

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This solution describes in detail the impact of the three leadership styles on staff efficiency, employee morale, and quality of care in a medical center.

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