Bob Whitsel in “Preparing for Change” states that there are not only leadership styles, there are also leadership types. These leadership types are much more a part of who you are and are less changeable than leadership styles. Although you likely have a default leadership style, you can change that style of leadership to fit the circumstances or the individuals, you are leading; but not so much your type of leadership. Below are the basic types.
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