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Leadership styles and Jack Welch

1) Provide 3 definitions of leadership (autocratic/autoritarian, democratic/participative, laissez-faire/delegative) within the context of global organizations.

2) Consider Jack Welch's leadership style and major characteristics. Does he embody the characteristics found in the definitions of leadership? Explain any similarities and/or differences.

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1) Provide 3 definitions of leadership (autocratic/autoritarian, democratic/participative, laissez-faire/delegative) within the context of global organizations.

The autocratic/authoritarian leader is one who performs the decision making function without input. The style is to manage, make decisions, and generally not ask for input or help from others, especially their direct subordinates. The democratic/participative, by contrast, will ask for input and help in gathering information for making decisions and leading. The democratic leader will make the ultimate decision, but appreciates and values input from others. The ...

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An overview of three leadership styles as noted in the assignment and comments on Jack Welch's style of leadership.

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