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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Nevertheless, this era delivered much better political and security outcomes than autocratic eras.
Russell and Stone (2002) are of the view that employees under autocratic leadership have little or no say in whatever the leaders say.
Kavanaugh and Ninemeier (2001) argue that in autocratic style a master servant relationship is maintained with the subordinates as the leader decides all the matters himself / herself and assigns the work load according to his / her own will by exercising supreme power.
It will be interesting to see how the House and its burgeoning autocratic leader, Speaker Philip Gunn, react.
'For one, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is no autocrat or has no autocratic tendencies.
A common concern is that autocratic leadership breeds dictators.
"With Kenya's Supreme Court about to rule on legitimacy of recent controversial election, and as violence threatens, why would Kenyatta choose now to visit his autocratic predecessor?" Roth tweeted.
For instance, Hastie (1995) found that young female athletes preferred a coach that exhibited less autocratic and more positive feedback behavior compared to boys, whereas Sherman et al.
These leadership styles, which center around McGregor's Theory 'X and Y' assumptions, are democratic, autocratic, dictatorial and laissez faire leadership styles.
However, autocratic leader is unable to stimulate the feelings of helping others due to its task-oriented nature.
The lesson to be learned from Qatar is not that autocratic states and autocrats with skeletons in their closets should not run the risk of getting involved in the management of international sports or the hosting of mega events.
Even the most idealist and pro-human rights US administrations face the dilemma of "inconsistency" and "double standards" when they deal with autocratic allies.
In a very influential article, Acemoglu and Robinson (2006) proposed that incumbent rulers have more incentives to adopt institutions of economic freedom when facing either very low or very high political competition (i.e., when they belong to highly entrenched autocratic regimes or when they face highly competitive democracies) but not when facing mild political competitive levels in between.
Sir Albert is an autocratic boss SIR Albert Bore, who holds the stewardship of Birmingham City Council, promises the council will be more 'humble' and less arrogant in his 20-page plan for a Government-appointed improvement panel (Mail, February 17).
Expensive new signings have been dropped, while Rodgers has reintroduced a "more autocratic" style to his management in a bid to get his message across to the eight new recruits who cost a combined [euro]150million.