A comparison of the different leadership Styles used by
Stafford Hospital And the Cleveland Clinic
M1010858 Group 1 Business Introduction The leadership style of what an organization operates under can have either beneficial or detrimental effects towards any business or country. This briefing paper will attempt to compare the leadership styles used at Stafford Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic. There are three main leadership styles that any business or country can adopt. The leadership styles are as followed: Autocratic A leadership style that empowers one person to have control of all decision making. An example of this is Leona Helmsley of the Helmsley Hotel Chain. While Leona’s autocratic leadership style did make the Helmsley hotel chain popular, her demands of perfection from everyone, and her exacting ways scraped the dignity of everyone on her payroll, from the cleaning staff to top executives. She allegedly “treated people like garbage,” one example being to fire on the spot a secretary daring to use the Helmsley Palace dry cleaner to remove an accidental spill on her cloth, even though she had worked diligently for eight years (Nayab, 2014). Democratic Democracy is a leadership style that enables all members to have an equal say in how their business or country is run. An example of this could be the United Kingdom. Citizens of the U.K. are empowered with a vote that can bring new parties into power. Such as: the Labour party and the British National party. Votes are counted and a party of the citizens choosing is placed into power. Laisser-Faire This laisser-faire system works best in groups of experienced, educated and highly skilled employees, such as staff specialists or consultants, who are accustomed to working in team environments. In our example of the car dealership, the new car sales, used car sales and service department teams each possess specific skills and have received specialized training....
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