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Significance of Influence Strategies and Leadership Styles of Managerial Professionals

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Management Studies, LakiReddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Krishna Dt. Andhra Pradesh,INDIA
  • 2 Cum Scientist, Cognitive Science Centre,LakiReddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Krishna Dt. Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 1, Issue (5), Pages 6-14, December,6 (2012)


The present investigation of the is to study the significance of influence strategies viz., exchange and challenge, expertise and reason, personalized help, coalition and manipulation, showing dependency, upward appeal, and assertion would vary significantly with respect to their leadership styles viz., nurturant-task, participative, bureaucratic and authoritarian as perceived by the subordinates in commonweal, service and business organizations. The sample consists of 50 middle level managers (Superiors) and 50 their employees (subordinates) in each organization. The statistical tools were employed means, SDs and Step-wise Multiple Regression Analysis. The results shown that there are no varied between influence strategies and leadership styles of managers in commonweal organizations. In service organizations, culture prevails in varying significantly relations between influence strategies and leadership styles of managers. The influence strategies vary significantly with respect to their leadership styles of managers in business organizations.


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