5 important Advantages of Participative or democratic leadership are as follows:
a) Active participation in the management by labour assures rising productivity and satisfaction.
b) Workers develop a greater sense of self - esteem, due to importance given to their ideas and their contributions.
c) They become more committed to changes that may be brought about by policy changes, since they themselves participate in bringing about these changes.
d) The leadership induces confidence, cooperation, and loyalty among workers.
e) It results in higher employment morale.