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Drucker on Leadership: New Lessons from the Father of Modern Management by William A. Cohen

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Chapter 16. Leadership Style as a Motivator

New styles of leadership and their effects on motivation are a constant topic of discussion. Some term the most common style to be in vogue over the last fifty years "permissive leadership," which, in turn, is related to dozens of leadership concepts and techniques. "Permissive leadership" grew out of our experiences during World War II. With a U.S. military that had expanded over 1000 percent to include more than 13 percent of the population, with 16 million servicemen and women under arms, the military needed large numbers of new leaders fast. Therefore, they screened millions of people as best they could and selected those who tested best and trained them for leadership as rapidly as possible.

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