Leadership

Concept of Leadership, Leadership qualities. Function of Managerial leader, Leadership styles: autocratic, democratic and leissez faire

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Concept of Leadership and It's Qualities

Leadership is the process of management which influences an individual or group of people's behavior for achieving the specific goals. It is the personal quality of an individual. We can define a leader as someone who can influence others and who has managerial authority. The objective of leadership is to influence so that important goal can be achieved.

Function of Managerial Leader and Leadership Style

The functions to be performed by a leader depends upon the nature of the organization and its business which includes setting & achieving organizational goals, planning operations of the organization, and symbolic figure for the group. Leadership styles can be categorized into three types i.e. Autocratic leadership, Democratic leadership & Laissez Faire leadership.