AS Business Section 2 Management Styles

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What is meant by the term 'manager-centred' leadership?
Leadership which focuses on getting the task done, and involves downward communication to subordinates
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Describe a 'Hard' HRM approach?
Employees are a resource to be used optimally, to fulfil the strategic needs of the business. Employees are temporary, paid minimum wage, and may be on zero hours contracts.
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Describe a 'Soft' HRM approach?
The are the most valuable asset to a business. The business will encourage employee engagement, personal and professional development, as well as provide good working conditions for employees.
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In the Blake-Mouton grid, what does an impoverished style of leadership mean?
Low concern for people, low concern for product
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What leadership style is graded as 5,5 on the Blake-Mouton grid?
Middle-of-the-road style
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What would a leadership style categorised as 'Team Style' or 9,9 on the Blake-Mouton grid entail?
High concern for people, high concern for production
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List some traits of a democratic leadership style
Leader consults with workers before making a decision, the leader delegates and encourages decentralisation, subordinates are empowered, encourages discussion with employees
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What is meant by the term 'labour turnover'?
The percentage of employees who leave the business over some period of time
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What is meant by the term 'labour retention'?
The extent to which a business holds on to its employees
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In the Blake-Mouton grid, what does an impoverished style of leadership mean?

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