Essay different types of leadership styles

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3. Among the different types of leadership styles, which style would be suitable to a democratic country like India to become superpower in business? Justify your answer. LEADERSHIP

"The only definition of a leader is someone who has followers." To gain followers requires influence but doesn't exclude the lack of integrity in achieving this. Indeed, it can be argued that several of the world's greatest leaders have lacked integrity and have adopted values that would not be shared by many people today. (Peter Drucker)

Leadership is focused much more on the individual capability of the leader: "Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking
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Accessibility and informality are his attributes that not only contribute to his success but also endear him to all and sundry. "Walking that extra mile" is Deepak Parekh's philosophy. His future goal is to create a globally competitive financial giant straddling insurance, housing and banking.

* Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro believes in vision. His aim is to make Wipro the most admired company of India. People and their continuous pursuit of quality are keys of Wipro's performance. To reach the nO.1 most admired company, he believes in faster growth and delivering customer delight. He wants the company to be socially responsible. To delight the customer, the company will be increasing cycle, times, raising employee sensitivity to customer and improving quality. Premji says that most of the major changes in Wipro's IT business were part of a planned strategy to meet the global challenges and grow the business ahead of the industry growth rate.

Democratic Leadership

This Style is also known as participative. Leaders with participative leadership style, include one or more of their subordinates in the decision making process, such as what exactly needs to be done. However these leaders keep the final decision making authority to themselves. This is a good way of increasing employee’s motivation and if used properly always have positive effects on the normal business of the organization. This

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