autocratic


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Synonyms for autocratic

Synonyms for autocratic

characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority

Synonyms for autocratic

offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule

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Identify the autocratic and democratic leadership styles of principals.
The advantages of the autocratic style compared with the democratic process are clear.
training and instruction, democratic, autocratic, social support, and positive feedback).
After the emergence of Behavioural theory, Raus and Haita (2011) illustrate the development of three leadership styles which are: autocratic, Laissez faire and democratic.
FIFA's autocratic instincts were put on public display when head of the group's ad-hoc electoral committee, Domenico Scala, who also authored the soccer body's reform package, reprimanded presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan for criticising Salman's failure to stand-up for soccer players in 2011 who on his watch were arrested, abused, and tortured for participating in peaceful, mass anti-government protests.
Most of these policies are products of Erdoy-an's erratic and autocratic governance.
While appealing at both positive and nonnative levels, several authors have contested the aforementioned view and posed that autocratic regimes may be more conducive to economic freedom, particularly at the beginning of the liberalization process when layoffs and cuts in entitlements are common (see Edwards 1991, Sen 1999, and Fidrmuc 2000).
If you are going to beat a club a long time, you can't ic all the be autocratic all the time.
The data reveals that, while regime insiders forced out the majority of autocrats from the 1950s to the present, uprisings against autocratic regimes now remove a greater proportion of dictators than coups.
I, for one, would not want to leave it to fortune that a strong autocratic leader should emerge, with the type of "benevolent dictatorship" to solve what Akomolafe describes as a continental, economic emergency.
The sudden emergence of an ex-general as a genuine contender has turned Indonesia's presidential election into a clash between the old guard who flourished under decades of autocratic rule and a new generation representing the fledgling democracy.
The country has been dogged by turmoil since pro-democracy protests in 2011 forced autocratic president Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after 33 years in power.
New data tracking millisecond-scale corrections suggests that some ensembles are more autocratic --following one leader--while other musical groups are more democratic, making corrections equally.
Autocratic leadership style: leaders have complete command over their employees.
The two candidates in the run-off are Maldivian Democratic Party(MDP) leader and human rights activist Mohamed Nasheed, who received47 per cent of the vote in the first round last Saturday; and Abdulla Ameen of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), the half-brother of the autocratic former ruler Abdul Gayoom, who won 30 per cent of the first-round vote.