Workplace conflicts lead to very high losses, not only financially but also in terms of employee well-being and effectiveness. However, very few managers are trained to prevent and manage conflicts in their teams. And most importantly, it is crucial to identify the real causes of conflicts because they are not as personal as one might think.
Leadership is a key concept in understanding the dynamics of an organization and a determining factor in its success. Since the first observations of this phenomenon, scientists have continually sought to define its boundaries and establish explanatory models. This article aims to explore the history of leadership studies, examine existing leadership models, and discuss their application in business.
The Paternalistic Leader behaves in a protective and Paternalistic manner towards his subordinates. It is often compared to a parent-child relationship, where the leader takes care of his employees and expects their loyalty and respect in return. The Paternalistic Leadership is often associated with traditional or family cultures, where hierarchy and personal relationships are important.