Advantages and Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

Democratic leadership it is also known as participative leadership. In this process, every member of an organization or association can take part to select their leader. This is the best process to select a leader.

But still there is some problem in democratic leadership so, here we discuss some major advantages and disadvantages of democratic leadership below:

Advantages of Democratic Leadership

Democratic leaders enjoys following advantages:

  1. Participation in decision making: Workers or subordinates are consulted or participate in the decision-making process hence feel satisfied.
  2. Increase production: Ā Workers are aware of what is happening in the organization and thus they take interest in producing more and more.
  3. Utilization of capabilities: Subordinates get the full opportunity to utilize their capabilities.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

Advantages of Democratic Leadership

Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

Power is not centralized so, the leader suffers from the following drawback.

  1. Delay in decision making: Decisions making and implementation are delayed as compared to, autocratic leadership because under this style more than one person are involved in decision-making process.
  2. Less competent: As authority is decentralized, less competent executives cannot be used.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

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3 comments for “Advantages and Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership

  1. Hillary
    October 23, 2016 at 12:53 PM

    This site is really good. Do provide good information.Thanks.

  2. Pamela A. Ricks
    November 23, 2016 at 5:14 PM

    Disadvantages of Democratic Leadership is very little. it will be great if it write briefly. otherwise, nice article. keep it up.

    • rasel
      November 24, 2016 at 6:45 PM

      Thanks Pamela for your suggestion we will revise this article.

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