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Advantages and disadvantages paternalistic leadership

Some of the advantages and disadvantages paternalistic leadership are listed below. So let us check it out its advantages and disadvantages to understand more about leadership.


  1. In this kind of leadership, manageer involves their employees in decision making
  2. Manager answers the questions and provides feedback to improve task assigned.
  3. Manager meets employees social needs
  4. Paternalistic leadership keep the employees motivated and satisfied 


  1. Employees rely on their leader in paternalistic leadership
  2. Sometimes team become competitive
  3. Employees will become dissatisfied if the wrong decisions are made by their leader.