Essay on Leadership Taxonomy

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There a numerous leadership theories that help manage a successful business. These theories include techniques that have been developed and constantly improving since 1888. Theorists such as Thomas Carlyle, Kurt Lewin, and James Kouze, have developed characteristics they believe will shape the leaders of tomorrow. These characteristics are structured together to create theories based on personality, relationships, and developmental styles. The following will provided an organized overview of ten theorists and the characteristics they believe to develop successful leaders.

|Theorist |Theory Title |Theory Characteristics |Year |
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| | |“In the democratic style, the leader involves the people in the | |
| | |decision-making, although the process for the final decision may vary| |
| | |from the leader having the final say to them facilitating consensus | |
| | |in the group.” (Changing Minds, 2011) | |
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| | |The democratic style is a group decision making process.