Essay on The Different Types of Management Styles

4740 Words Jan 16th, 2013 19 Pages
The Different Types of Management Styles
by Brick Jackson

There are several different types of management styles when it comes to managing in the workplace and choosing the right type of style to lead with could have a big impact in terms of how your staff produces for you. But knowing the four different leadership styles in management does not mean that you can simply pick one and then that is going to work because you are then in essence trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. In most cases, the traits of the staff that you are managing will help to define the management styles you will use, something blending a combination of the different categories.
Here is a look at the four different types of management styles and the
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On the flip side, it can lead to conflict on the team is some employees try to assume the role as a leader in the interim or to dictate to others how their work should be done.
As you can see there are many different management styles and each of them can serve a purpose depending on the type of business and environment you are in as well as the situation. The most effective management styles are those which you can take bits and pieces from to then combine with your own management style to create a good working environment for all involved.

Different management styles are effective for project management; a masters in engineering management provides information on which management style to use for a given situation.





he six different types of managers and how to work with them
by Eric Shannon on December 12, 2004
by Resources for Humans
Over a period of several years we have researched the different types of managers in Corporate America, and we have identified the following six types of bosses and their leadership styles. Read through the descriptions below to find your own manager and discover the best strategies for dealing with his/her particular management style. We encourage you to read through all the types, as it is most likely that your boss will be heavily identified with one type, but may have some…