- What did the leaders (i.e., autocratic, democratic, and laissez-faire) do differently to influence you? How did they use rewards and punishment differently? How did they exercise their power differently? How did others respond to the leaders’ contrasting use of power? Which exercise of power and influence seemed to be most productive? Based on what evidence?
Finally, complete your post with a brief evaluation of your personal leadership style
- Which style of leadership do you use?
- How do you know that your style is effective?
- What are two specific activities you could use to improve your leadership effectiveness? (Northouse, 2009, pp. 50–51).