It should be obvious that someone in a leadership position holds a lot of responsibility. If you find, as the leader of any team, productivity lacking, try reflecting on what kind you are.
Each of the leadership styles have impact on reforming and/or creating company culture. There are short and long-term affects of each style. For instance, the authoritative style may produce great results in a short amount of time. However, excessive use of authority will decrease productivity in the long-term. People either get fed up and leave or fall into a malaise of hum-drum repetitive tasks without creativity and innovation.
There should clearly be a middle ground that motivates and manages a team properly whilst not leading them to burn out.
How do you lead?
How Leadership Styles Affect Productivity – [WeirdGuy]
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