R. Blake and J. Mouton: The Managerial Grid
It should be clear by now that leadership may be a subtle process and not easily placed in boxes or categories. Some leaders are task-oriented and their focus is getting the job done. Other leaders are people-oriented and thrive in groups; they want their team to be both happy and motivated believing this underpins effective performance. Other leaders exhibit combinations of the two approaches. For fear of repeating the mantra... no one type of leadership style is best for all situations.
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