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Benefits of Different Leadership Styles

Compare/contrast the following factors or behaviours:

-relationship-oriented versus task-oriented behaviours
-emotional intelligence versus cognitive

Analysis of how those factors or behaviours contribute to leadership effectiveness.

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Relationship-oriented versus task-oriented behaviours:

A leader with a task-oriented behavior style is that type of leader that defines roles and sets goals, not only for themselves, but for their employees. No matter the size of the business, these leaders can assist the employees in understanding expectations and then be able to manage the tasks needed to meet the company's objectives. The task-oriented leader is great at communicating company goals, organization, and understanding their roles and the roles of their employees. They work better in a structured environment where repeating well-defined processes tend to result in high levels of productivity and quality. Their weaknesses can include a fear of breaking the rules (which can also be a company benefit), but can lead to a lack of creativity, low morale, and a high turnover. They tend to be afraid to take risks. A company with a need for innovation ...

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Summary of the benefits of different leadership styles.