Leadership Styles: Laissez-Faire Leadership

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Course features
  • Category: Leadership
  • Course Length: 6 minutes
  • Series: Leadership Styles 
  • Video Length: 3.5 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Checklist for When to Use The Laissez-Faire Style of Leadership
Course overview
In this micro course, we’ll unpack when the laissez-faire style of leadership works best. First, you’ll learn what laissez-faire leadership is—including its features, benefits, and drawbacks. Then, you’ll learn when this style works best and how to use the method effectively. 
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course learning objectives
  • Identify and define laissez-faire leadership 
  • Discern when to use laissez-faire style leadership
  • Effective lead using the laissez-faire approach
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Leading with trust, autonomy and freedom

You'll learn the laissez-faire approach to leadership. This leadership style is based on trust, autonomy, and freedom. And depending on your team, industry, and setting, it’s a framework that can either benefit or hinder an initiative. Uncover the distinctive advantages and possible challenges that come with this unconventional approach to management. Learn precisely when and where the laissez-faire technique shines the brightest and grasp the subtleties of applying it to amplify team potential.
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Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author