Why is Commanding Leadership Style Still Abundant?

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Chivandi
Lecturer, Zimbabwe
The commanding leadership style demotivates workers. And even if it worsens the employer <> employee relationships, and even if workers will not produce the best results under this type of leadership style, unfortunately it seems this style is still dominating professional institutions. Makes me wonder, why is it still so omnipresent? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Jose Luis Roces
Professor, Argentina
 

What's Behind Commanding Leadership Style

Behind this leadership style is a mental model focus on control. When the level of consciousness of the manager has developed, a mental model appears focusing on learning, which is better in many situations.
It allows the workers to reach their full potential.

  Stuart Langridge
Manager, United Kingdom
 

Commanding Leadership Style

The commanding leadership style is about managers that are unable to encourage or motivate staff to fulfil their best potential because they have set their own designs on a career path and are reluctant to challenge the processes that are in place.
Empowerment is used as a buzz word, but actually means partial empowerment.
Commanding leaders do not want their staff thinking for themselves, they believe it undermines their position.
However, any forward thinking leader knows that you need to give people "room" to grow and develop. The key is to give staff a safe environment in which the needs of all can be met.

  George Yeh
 

Leadership Style

It is all about self confidence. (...)

  Tamara Moore
 

Commanding Leadership and Underlying Fear

Autocrats have underlying fear. By controlling eve (...)

  John Spenceley
 

Why Commanding Leadership Style

Controlling managers are not appointed by their su (...)

  Glen T. Mashburn
Consultant, United States
 

Ego, Fear and Keeping Knowledge to Themselves

There can be a complicated answer to this question (...)

  David Wilson
Manager, Canada
 

When is a Commanding Leadership Style Required?

When would you expect to see a commanding leadersh (...)

  Dr. Luis De La Cruz
Professor, United States
 

Command and Control a Necessary Evil!

Organizational radical changes similar to those in (...)

  viv lopila
Canada
 

When is a Commanding Leadership Style Required?

When one is not asked to lead, but assumes leaders (...)

  kamholtz
United States
 

Reasons for Commanding Leadership Style

This style has its place in management. General pa (...)

  Gustavsson
 

Commanding Leadership Style Suggests Certainty to Public

Besides analyzing personal characteristics such as (...)

  JACK COOK
Consultant, United States
 

Why the Commanding Leadership Still Exist..

Command leadership still exists for the same reaso (...)

  Garth Nowland-Foreman
 

Command Leader Style is Male Dominated

It's a male dominated model. But I think its also (...)

  Dilip Khanal
CEO, Nepal
 

Commanding Leadership can be Necessary

The commanding leadership might not be bad in many (...)

  Jesper Jensen
Student (MBA), United States
 

People Without Leadership Skills

With 14 years of experience as an officer in the a (...)

  Don Jayakody
 

Reasons for Commanding Leadership

Commanding leaders try to hold on to power rather (...)

  GS RADJOU
CEO, France
 

Special Circumstances such as a Crisis

In time of crisis people need to have clear direct (...)

  Deb Bynum
 

Leaders are Role Models

Effective leadership skills come from a combinatio (...)

  jim morse
Project Manager, United States
 

Why Commanding Persona..

The leader is accountable and visable.. 2nd... L (...)

  John Spenceley
 

Do Nice Guys - and Gals - Really Finish Last?

Do nice guys finish last, and get paid less? Some (...)

  P Bhaskaran
Manager, India
 

Commanding Style Organisation Head

This kind of commanding leadership style will not (...)

  selven
Student (University), Mauritius
 

Dealing with Commanding Leader Style. Solution

I highly believe that commanding leadership styles (...)

  John Spenceley
 

Why do Commanding Styles Win Top Jobs

Just as a stage is designed by sexual selection fo (...)

  Nicolas Stampf
Project Manager, France
 

Lack of Humility + Position of Power

For me, it boils down to two things: a lack of hum (...)

  Sven T. Berg
CxO / Board, United States
 

Command and Control is not Leadership

A 24+ year career in the military has taught me th (...)

  Radha Raj
India
 

Commanding Style Leadership is Needed

Whether it is demoralising or not, the fact that t (...)

  Kathleen A. Paris
Consultant, United States
 

Why is Commanding Leadership Style Still So Prevalent?

The commanding style is much easier, takes less sk (...)

  John Spenceley
 

Commanding Leadership Source of Problems

Great leaders achieve more than great managers I s (...)

  edward sevume
Sweden
 

No Room for Commanding Leadership in Sweden

Very interesting topic and while reading the comme (...)

  Sally Rimmer
Project Manager, United Kingdom
 

Micro Management > Demotivation

Having recently changed from a manager who knew th (...)

  Dr. Luis De La Cruz
Professor, United States
 

Contingent Micromanagement

Fred Fiedler (1967) argued there is no one best wa (...)

  Sylvia Grant
Consultant, Australia
 

Commanding Leadership and Discipline

Commanding leadership is superfluous in an environ (...)

  Francina Namgongo
 

The Near Extinct Commanding Leadership Style

@Sally Rimmer: I have recently observed that the o (...)

  Dilip Khanal
CEO, Nepal
 

It Won't Be Extinct

@Francina Namgongo: I was born in 1956, yet I am c (...)

  edward sevume
Sweden
 

Commanding Leadership Style and Birth Dates

@francina namgongo: I too was born in the 60ies an (...)

  Sylvia Grant
Consultant, Australia
 

Leadership Qualities

In my experience the best leaders are those who: (...)

  Dilip Khanal
CEO, Nepal
 

Turning Managers Into Leaders

@Sylvia Grant: I fully agree with you on these pre (...)

  Sally Rimmer
Project Manager, United Kingdom
 

Micro Managers Becoming Extinct

@Francina Namgongo: But I am one of those 'older' (...)

 

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