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Situational Leadership Styles
Prof. Dr. Jekabs U. Leititis, Professor, Germany, Member
Situational styles are adequate variations of leadership, adjusted to the actual situations and needs. One of my trainers stated: "Leadership has to be democratic-dictatoric! (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Why Leadership Has to Be Democratic-dictatoric?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
  Dear Professor, could you please elaborate what you mean with your second sentence in relation to the first one? Thanks.

  Be a Democratic Leader, but Not Always!
Prof. Dr. Jekabs U. Leititis, Professor, Germany, Member
  Having worked for more than two decades in leading position (hospital management) in companies up to 4.000 employees I made the experience, that people in dependent positions need motivational leading styles. These democratic or participative style gives them the opportunity to be creative, self-determined, self-conscious - the basis for sustained success.
On the other hand there may be situations, where teams are waiting for clear, strict regulations and directives. In these instances the more democratic styles does not meet the expectations of the team. This is true specially in situations, where you have no time for creative solutions or where you have to meet regulations of any kind. Democratic leadership styles could then alienate the team -they expect clear decisions.
A situational leadership should change then to a more directive style. As one of my coaches said: "Leaders cannot always be democratic, in special situations you must be directive" - he exaggerated: "even dictatorial!" as exception!

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Leadership Styles
Summary
Forum
Pitfalls and Drawbacks of Authentic Leadership
Effective Leadership: Switching Between Dominance and Prestige
🔥What is the Preferred Leadership Style in Various Countries?
Best Practices
🥇Authentic Leadership
🥈Shaw about Situational Leaders
🥉Leadership and Humilty
Leadership Style: born or made
Use Non Crisis mode to Retain Dignity
Utilising and Altering / Varying Leadership Styles
Adapt the Suitable Leadership Style
The Best Leadership Style
Process - Based Leadership Vs. Situational Leadership
Why is Commanding Leadership Style Still Abundant?
Leadership Styles and Motivation
General Allenby (Field Marshal Viscount Allenby)
Leadership and change
Leadership Styles are Labels
Reverse Determination of Leadership Style
How to Assess Your Own Leadership Style?
Dominant Leadership Styles
Creating Resonance versus Buy-in?
More Leadership Styles?
Leadership Skills Development
Oligarchical Leadership Styles
Situational Leadership is Tough
Situational Leadership Styles
Bad Leadership in Organizations
Current Leadership Styles
Employee discipline?
The Diplomatic Leadership Approach
3 Kinds of Leaders: Builders, Maintainers and Destroyers
Democratic Leadership
Goleman's Use of the Word 'he'
Leadership by Setting an Example
People Ignore Inefficient & Ineffective Leaders
It is a Nightmare to Coach Leaders
Leadership by Using Individual Psychology to Develop a Strong Team
Resonating Leadership Character and Persona
Leading in and Towards More Ethnic Diverse Schools
Mostly Used Leadership Style in Developed Countries
Leadership Styles and Manager / Employee Relationships


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