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Democratic Leadership

In the Democratic leadership style, subordinates are involved in making decisions. Unlike autocratic, this headship is centered on subordinates’ contributions. The democratic leader holds final responsibility, but he or she is known to delegate authority to other people, who determine work projects.

The most unique feature of this leadership is that communication is active upward and downward. With respect to statistics, democratic leadership is one of the most preferred leadership, and it entails the following: fairness, competence, creativity, courage, intelligence and honesty. [1]


See Also

Leadership
Autocratic Leadership
Transactional Leadership
Strategic Leadership
Team Leadership
Cross-Cultural Leadership
Facilitative Leadership
Laissez-faire Leadership
Transformational Leadership
Coaching Leadership
Charismatic Leadership
Visionary Leadership



References

  1. Autocratic Leadership Defined WiseToast