Given below are the six leadership styles Goleman uncovered among managers he studied and a brief analysis of effects of each style on corporate climate:
1. Pacesetting leader expects and models excellence and self-direction. If this style were summed up in one phrase, it would be – ‘Do as I do, now.’ Pacesetting style works best when team is already motivated and skilled and the leader needs quick results. Used extensively, this style can overwhelm team members and squelch innovation.
2. Authoritative Leader mobilizes the team toward a common vision and focuses on end goals, leaving the means up to each individual. If thi