4 Tutorials that teach Group Leadership
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Group Leadership

Group Leadership

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will define different types of group leadership comparing instrumental and expressive. Also describe the three leadership styles of authoritarian, democratic and laissez-faire

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  • Laissez-Faire Leadership

    Leadership that lets the group run itself; typically least effective in accomplishing group goals.

  • Democratic Leadership

    Leadership that includes all group members in the decision making process.

  • Authoritarian Leadership

    Leadership that is take-charge and demands conformity; typically effective at accomplishing group goals.

  • Expressive Leadership

    A form of group leadership that is focused on solving group conflicts and maintaining group cohesion and harmony.

  • Instrumental Leadership

    A form of group leadership that is focused on completing tasks and accomplishing the goals of the group.