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Leadership Style Scenario

You have an employee who spends most of his time developing a side business instead of focusing on organizational work. He is long-tenured, productive and well-liked, yet you constantly find him working on his side business. What leadership style would you use to approach this employee? If he doesn't bother anyone else and is productive, why are you concerned with what he does?

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This question doesn't make 100% sense. If he spends most of his time developing a side business instead of focusing on organizational work, there is no way that he can really be productive. He is "long-tenured, productive, and well-liked" but he isn't really focused -- this is a conflicting statement. If he isn't focusing, then he isn't really productive. Considering the employee is ...

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This solution explains leadership styles that should be used with certain employees. In this case, an employee continually works on his side business while at work. A detailed, clear explanation is provided as to the leadership style that should be used with this specific employee.

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