ilm level 3
Unit Code: 8600-308
Unit Title: UNDERSTANDING LEADership
AC 1.1 Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in the work place
AC 1.1 Autocratic Leader
Autocratic leadership, also known as authoritarian leadership is a leadership style characterized by individual control over all decisions and little input from group members. Autocratic leaders typically make choices based on their own ideas and judgments and rarely accept advice from followers. Autocratic leadership involves absolute, authoritarian control over a group. It can also be derived …show more content…
I myself am a working team leader on a machine and I’m there to help my section with any problems that may occur and slow down production.
I also asked one of my work colleagues to fill in the same questionnaire as I did and the score came back at (55) which falls in the category of facilitating, interestingly though my colleagues second score of (54) which falls in the category of directing One of the questions on the assessment sheets that I handed out came back to show that “I need to be more involved with the regular meetings that are held”, I asked my colleagues what they meant by this and what it would mean to them for me to be more involved they told me that they think that there ideas and problem aren’t really heard or listened to properly and sometimes that can cause morale to drop on the shop floor they think that the management don’t listen to the work force and that the management don’t take on board what the work force say. I think that this is really important because if we haven’t got the work force behind us as managers this in-turn can cause to an unsettled environment to work in also mistakes can be made ie: quality can be affected and that the morale can drop which in turn can lead to absentees on the shop floor because no one would want to come to work and work in this kind of environment. This area of my role is where I need to improve to help the work force to be