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Leadership Styles: Feared Or Loved?

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From the supplementary reading that Professor Belasen suggested, “Leadership Styles: Feared or Loved?” it is evident that the disadvantages of utilizing fear in the workplace greatly outweigh the advantages. One of the advantages of leaders instilling fear in their employees is gaining a level of respect. However, it seems as though such a level of respect will dissipate once the fear does as it is not built upon a foundation of mutual respect. Additionally, leaders who employ fear tactics prevent their employees from pursuing innovative thinking and instead deter them from taking initiative. In an atmosphere of fear, the primary concern is how to avoid mistakes instead of making bold plans that inevitably carry risks. Consequently, simultaneously

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