You likely remember the best—and worst— managers you’ve ever had: They tend to dominate perceptions and experiences at a company, determine length of a tenure, and affect how much effort you’re willing to put into a job. But whether a manager is good or bad is often in the eye of the beholder. As such, the key to becoming the best manager you can be starts with identifying thestyle that fits and complements your unique personality and skill set.
Here are three management styles to consider, along with the benefits and drawbacks of each:
Participatory management style
If you believe that a happy employee is one who is empowered to “run with” projects from kickoff through completion, you may enjoy leading with a participatory management style. The key benefit is its tendency to keep employees motivated, involved and accountable.
To execute participatory management correctly, however, you must be willing and able to...(register to read more)