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    can anybody think of an example where a laissez-faire leadership style has been implemented by a public service? thanks for any ideas
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    can only think of the pub where I used to work... well. that went to crap.
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    huh? talk english please
    thanks
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    laissez-faire

    noun {U} (ALSO laisser-faire)

    1 unwillingness to get involved in or influence other people's activities:
    - The problems began long before he became headteacher, but they worsened with his laissez-faire approach/attitude.
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    laissez faire, is basically where the boss or manager leaves the company more or less to its own devices for the majority of the work, with very little input.
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    Implemented by a public service? Do you mean publicly-owned things like the NHS? I can't think of many, but I'm very tired...
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    yeah organisations like the NHS, Police, Fire, Prison service e.t.c.
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    hmmm still makes no sence
    OMG THE DIET COKE IS KILLING MY BRAIN CELLS! *runs around screaming*
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    for example, in a major incident, such as a terrorist attack; the Fire Officer in charge will use an Autocratic style of leadership to command his men because he doesn't have the time to be Deomcratic and consult others first.
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    The Armed Forces, personelle are required to act under individual initiative within the parameters of the order given.
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    like in the battlefield?
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    yup...
    well, you can't have however many troops stood around waiting for the generals orders...
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    can anyone think of a recent battle like in Iraq or the Falklands where they have had the command to secure a certain location or do something but its up to them how they do it?
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    (Original post by britishseapower)
    can anybody think of an example where a laissez-faire leadership style has been implemented by a public service? thanks for any ideas
    the government sets quotas yet is up to councils how they spend their money

    military leadership in the past was often very laddiez faire as there was limited communications to higher command so the decisions had to be made by those on the ground - see Britain in Afghanistan and africa circa 1880s,
 
 
 
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