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Characteristics of each leadership style

Coercive

Has high drive to achieve; shows great initiative, has lots of emotional self-control

Authoritative

Has high self-confidence; shows empathy for others; likes to act as a catalyst for change

Affiliative

Has high empathy, likes building bonds; good at conflict management

Democratic

Encourages collaboration; likes leading a team; good communicator

Pacesetting

Is very conscientious; has a high drive to achieve; shows a lot of initiative

Coaching

Good at developing others; high levels of empathy; good self-awareness of own emotions