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When it comes to your boss, which description characterizes how he or she leads?

December 30, 2016
  • COLLABORATOR: empathetic, team-builder, coaching oriented, counts on everyone to give their best
  • CHARISMATIC: energizer, inspirer, connects emotionally and provides meaning
  • COMMANDER: emphasizes rules and expects others to do the same, demands immediate compliance, sole decision maker
  • INNOVATOR: strategic, visionary, grasps the entire situation and goes beyond the usual course of action
  • HARMONIZER: creates positive and stable environments, reliable, execution-focused, quality-driven, inspires loyalty
  • FORECASTER: learning oriented, deeply knowledgeable, visionary, cautious in decision making
  • PRODUCER: task focused, loyal to tradition, action and results oriented, linear thinker
  • SERVANT: puts service for others before self-interest, includes the whole team in decision making, lets the team accept the credit for results
  • I’m my own boss

If you have a boss, he certainly has his style of leadership. And, let us be frank, at least once in your life you compared your boss to other supervisors and ruminated about the manner in which he is operating. Perhaps you have established a friendly relationship with your official leader, and you think he is a perfect boss. Or, on the contrary, your relationship is strained and full of conflicts, and your supervisor is micromanaging sh*t out of you.

Let’s take a look at few main leadership styles. We are confident you’ll find something familiar.

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