Oligarchical Leadership Styles

12manage is looking for contributors...


 
Leadership Styles > Forum Log in

Oligarchical Leadership Styles
Dr Robin C Hesler
What kind of leadership is in effect in a oligarchy? (Ed: Oligarchy (from Greek ὀλιγαρχία, oligarkhía) is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people could be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, corporate, or military control).
 

 
Leadership in Oligarchy
Shireen Kaur, Member
I would think it doesn't matter that it is an oligarchy. What is important is what such small group of people would do with that power. Will they use it democratically, in a threatening way or in any other way...
I don't think it's much different from most organizations these days. Most of the power and authority always sits with a small group of people (Editor: indeed, see Core Group Theory). How this group engages with the larger organization or indeed in some cases an entire nation is what really defines an organization's / country's leadership philosophy.
That's my two bits on that! Regards.
 

 











 

  Do you wish to study further? You can learn more from the summary, forum, discussions, lessons, courses, training, instructions, expert tips, best practices and education sources. Register.  


Special Interest Group Leader

You here


More on Leadership Styles
Summary
Forum
Best Practices

Expert Tips

Resources



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
© 2018 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V14.1 - Last updated: 17-7-2018. All names ™ of their owners.