The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader


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Autocratic leaders have complete control over

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1. Autocratic leaders

2. Benefits of the authoritarian style of leadership include all of the following EXCEPT

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what authoritarian leadership is and how authoritarian leaders behave in the workplace. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include personality characteristics and common office behaviors of authoritarian leaders

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your knowledge of:

  • The type of personality most likely to become an authoritarian leader
  • Characteristics of an authoritarian leader
  • Benefits of authoritarian leadership
  • Drawbacks of authoritarian leadership

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo lets you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - understand how authoritarian leaders control their work environment
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as authoritarian leader
  • Distinguishing differences - compare the benefits against the drawback of the authoritarian style of leadership

Additional Learning

To learn more about authoritarian leaders, review the related lesson called The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define authoritarian or autocratic leader
  • Identify common practices of authoritarian leadership
  • Compare autocratic leadership against democratic leadership
  • Recognize advantages and disadvantages to authoritarian leadership
  • Memorize examples of famous authoritarian leaders