“The best leaders don’t know just one style of leadership- they are skilled at several and have the flexibility to switch between styles as the circumstances dictate.” Daniel Goleman
Management style depends on the task, the people and the situation that needs to be managed.
Daniel Goleman has identified six different management styles, each of which may be appropriate depending on the specific situation:
The most effective managers move from one style to another to get the best outcome, adopting the one that meets the needs of the moment. An effective manager’s repertoire should include many different management styles.
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