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Group decisions and Leadership

Should group participants make decisions or should such responsibilities be reserved for leaders only?

Can followers be led effectively when those followers participate in group decision processes?

Are there conditions or circumstances that guide our view of yes or no or sometimes?

Are there times or situations where participative leadership is infeasible?

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Should group participants make decisions or should such responsibilities be reserved for leaders only? I think that decisions can be made by group participants. However, I think that the final decision should be left to a specific leader. In order to increase morale of any organization, it is good for groups to make decisions on a consensus basis. This will allow group members to feel like they have a say in what goes on and therefore are less likely to make complaints about the final decision. Group members should, however, be aware that the final decision will be made by the leader but that the leader wanted to try and get input from the group so that varying ideas and thoughts are provided in order to make a clear

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This solution provides information on how groups should make decisions, and discusses participative leadership.

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