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Most people have a blend of leadership styles they use. Some leaders are more flexible in applying a wide range of leadership styles while others are more consistent and generally use just one or two preferred behaviors. If two strong individuals begin a new company, their personal leadership styles will certainly influence aspects of the organizational culture.

Research leadership styles and pick two diverse styles and discuss how two individuals who are diverse will be able to effectively co-lead an organization.

â?¢What might be the potential conflicts that could naturally occur between these styles?
â?¢How would you recommend these two strong leaders work together most effectively?

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//In this part of paper, the term leadership has been explained. Different leadership styles have also been discussed in this part of the paper//.

Leadership in simple terms can be defined as the process of influencing the behavior of other peoples who are influenced to work willingly for attaining the predefined objectives. In simple terms, it is the interpersonal influence directed through communication, towards attaining specific goals. The leader motivates the followers to attain specific goals by influencing them with his personality and traits. There are several leadership styles. Different leaders have different styles, there may be one or more than one style adopted by the leaders. The major leadership styles followed by the leaders are autocratic leadership style, participative leadership style and laissez fair style (Siebens, 2007).

The leadership styles have been discussed in detail below:

Autocratic leadership style: The autocratic leaders are the ones who enforce their decisions on their followers. They do not take decisions by consulting the subordinates or followers. This is considered to be appropriate when the decisions are needed to be taken ...

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In studying leadership, one primary focus is the impact on and by followers. The three styles of leadership are participative, delegation, and empowerment. Each of these styles has a significant effect on followers.

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1) Explain how each of these three styles impacts followers in an organization.
2) Provide a description of participative leadership, delegation, and empowerment.
3)Compare and contrast each of these styles by stating their advantages and disadvantages.
4) Identify the appropriate circumstances for using each style by providing one example for each.
5) Correlate the engagement of each style with the effect on the follower.
6) Ascertain the role that the follower plays for leader effectiveness when exposed to each of these three styles.

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