An effective manager has a variety of styles that he or she can use depending on the situation. They all involve the degree to which a manager decides to involve employees in decision making. Management styles also reflect the relationship the manager has with employees. A management style model will help you see the difference between the available management approaches.
The manager invites employees to join him or her in making the decision. The manager considers his or her voice equal to the employees in the decision making process. You are sitting together around the same table and every voice is key in the decision.
This is also known as the autocratic style of management. It represents top down, dictatorial decision making with little employee input. Tell is also the manner in which traditional, hierarchical organizations communicated with employees.
In the sell management style, the manager has made the decision and then attempts to persuade employees that the decision is correct. The manager attempts to gain commitment from staff by selling the positive aspects of the decision. During the process of selling the decision, the manager may allow the employees to influence the details of the decision.
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