management styles

'The project manager may adopt several different management styles, according to circumstances, in the process of leadership and team motivation. These include:Authoritarian: Lets individuals know what is expected of them, gives specific guidance as to what should be done, makes his part of the group understood, schedules work to be done, and asks group members to follow standard rules and regulations. Combative: A project manager that is marked by an eagerness to fight or be disagreeable over any given situation. Conciliatory: A project manager that is friendly and agreeable; one that attempts to assemble and unite all project parties involved to provide a compatible working team. Disruptive: A project manager that tends to break apart the unity of a group, one that tends to be an agitator and causes disorder on a project. Ethical: A project manager that is honest, sincere, able to motivate and to press for the best and fairest solution, one generally goes "by the books." Facilitating: The project manager is available to answer questions and give guidance when needed; he does not interfere with day to day tasks, but rather maintains that status quo. Intimidating: A project manager that frequently reprimands employees for the sake of an image as a "tough guy," at the risk of lowering department morale. Judicial: A project manager that exercises the use of sound judgment or is characterized by applying sound judgment to most areas of the project. Promotional: Encourages subordinates to realize their full potential, cultivates a team spirit and lets subordinates know that good work will be rewarded. Secretive: A project manager that is not open or outgoing in speech activity, or purpose much to the detriment of the overall project.

SOURCE: apm.com