Autocrat

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Autocrat

1. A leader in a government who wields complete and total power. While autocrats do not exist in practice, dictatorships often concentrate power in only a few persons.

2. A person who believes that autocracy is a desirable form of government.
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In other words, acting autocratically when autocratic behavior was prescribed by the Vroom-Yetton model was viewed by subjects with transformational leaders as having no detrimental impact on decision quality, decision acceptance, creativity, team morale, or subordinate satisfaction with the decision process.
Arabella ran the group manipulatively and autocratically, although she did give a superficial nod to participatory democracy.
Linder, Marc, The Autocratically Flexible Workplace: A History of Overtime Regulation in the United States.
On the other hand, managers operating in organizations where decisions tend to be made autocratically are less likely to encourage their subordinates to participate.
Whereas norms of ordering and obeying dominated in autocratically regulated societies, parliamentary regimes demand a higher capacity to think for oneself and to follow the directions of one's own reflections and conscience rather than merely the directives of social superiors.
In Uganda, we allow Museveni to get away with ruling very autocratically but we don't allow Mugabe to do [the same].
In retrospect, it appears that there was little need for the Commission to autocratically direct the states to follow its pricing rules, as it did in the Local Competition Order.
Mr Blair does not exercise his power autocratically and rather than introduce unpopular measures has been known to bow to pressure.
I hope this indicates to MediaOne and other utilities that they cannot just autocratically come in and do whatever they want,'' said Valencia resident Bill Spaniel, whose complaints about a MediaOne rock on his front lawn brought its removal earlier this week.
Widely perceived as over-conservative and autocratically run, the group was not geared to the new demands, being made on it.
No leader today, or hardly, any leader, leads tyrannically, autocratically.
31) The sharing of risks and rewards are also determined rather autocratically by these central firms.