There are scores of different systems for categorizingstyles, but from your team members' perspective, there's only one simple system—"good" or "bad." These judgments of your leadership may seem unfair, but they are honest opinions that can affect working relationships.
Here are some of the questions your people are asking as they assess your leadership style, roughly in this order of importance:
Are you real? Do you have integrity? Can they trust you? Finding out whether leaders are "for real" is another way of deciding whether it's possible to have an honest relationship with them. If that's possible with your team, then your leadership style may turn out to be good; if it's impossible, then your style is automatically bad.
Do you care? About the enterprise, the team, its members and the work they do, or just about your own job? Employees will overlook a lot of shortcomings in communication and