4 Advantages of the Autocratic or dictatorial leadership are:

a) It is useful when the subordinates are new on the job and have had no experience.

b) It can increase efficiency, when appropriate, some time and get quick results, especially in a crisis or emergency situation. When the decision must be taken immediately.

c) The paternalistic autocrat is useful when the subordinates are not interested in seeking responsibility, when they feel insecure and when they work better under clear and detailed directives.


d) It is useful when the chain of command and the division of work is clear and understood by all.