Is It Better to Be Feared or Loved?

Research by Joey Cheng from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, indicates the old school ‘command and control’ approach to management of using dominance and intimidation does get many of the desired results. However, it also has certain costs. Leaders using either approach were recognized for their authority by staff members via rankings, but the ones who resorted to intimidation were not very well-liked.

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