If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your personality and gets the job done. This flowchart can help you figure out — in broad categories, of course — what type of leader you might be.
Keep in mind these leadership styles are broad at best, so they may not all apply to everyone. You might find that depending on the case – or the person you have to work with – you may veer from “coaching” to “commanding.”
Follow the chart below to see where you think you’d fall, and then check out the tips below the flowchart to read more about that particular management style – and of course, when it works best and when it won’t work, and the types of people it does and doesn’t work well with.
[Via Headway Capital]