Types of managements

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Types of Management

Autocratic Management
The manager has the full authority to run a department or a group and make al the decisions. The decisions taken are based on the manager’s opinions,ideas, knowledge and personality. This type of management can be good and bad, and it works for some organizations but not for all.

Paternalistic Management
This type of management is similar toautocratic, but here subordinates are given more priority. The only problem is that employees become dependent on the managers and are not able to use their ideas to get things done.

DemocraticManagement
Between the types of management, this one is the most chosen because it allows communication between managers and their subordinates. Long and open communication on both sides will give abetter job performance with more production. Employees can give their opinion and ideas and they are heard causing decision making slower but one of the most effective types of management.Laissez-faire Management
It is effective because it brings out the best in people but it’s unconventional. The manager can empower his subordinates and they have the freedom to do their tasks however they liketo. A disadvantage of this type of management is that the management has no real responsibility in his duties and can eventually lead to a lack of coordination. Employees can become unable to focuson their work.

Management by Walking Around
In this type employees will become more productive and motivated to work. This will make them feel that the company value what they do. Managers areasked to talk to their subordinates on a regular basis, this is why they “walk around”. Their main objective is to listen to any concerns and suggestions made by their employees to have goodrelationships with them. If this is successful, the company will achieve their goals but if not it could pose problems to the manager if he tries to scold directly one of their employees without analyzing the...
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