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Mastering Management Styles: Expert Guidance for Managers by Harris Silverman

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Chapter 2. The Elements of Management Style: Direction versus Consultation

One of the main features of your management style in any given situation will be where you place yourself on the direction/consultation axis.

The answer you provide to this question will go a long way toward shaping your relationship with your employees.

Case study: Dave and Rhonda

You and your team have been informed that the building you're located in has been sold, and that your department will be relocating to one of the company's other locations. Your superiors have asked for your input as to where you would prefer to go. There's space available in several locations, one of which is quite close to your home, though it's less convenient for Dave and Rhonda.

How should ...

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