THE MANAGER’S AUTOCRATIC STYLE OF MANAGEMENT AND THE TRUST OF EMPLOYEES
Background and purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the relationship between autocratic management style and employee trust. Furthermore, the article aims to explore the correlation between autocratic management style and employee turnover.
Design/Materials and research methods: The theoretical part of the paper presents the essence of the autocratic management style and describes the importance of trust in organizations. The study was conducted using the case study method with respect to a selected company specializing in the production and sale of confectionery products, which has a high rate of employee turnover.
Results: The paper presents the results of the study on the manager’s preferred management style and the results of an employee survey assessing, among other things, the level of trust and control in the relationship with the owner.
Practical implications: This study was conducted to highlight the relationship between management style and the existing level of employee trust in the owner.
Conclusion and summary: The conclusions drawn from the study highlighted the existing relationship between the management style used by the manager and the level of trust and control, which consequently translate into high employee turnover.
Keywords:autocratic management style, trust, empowerment, control, employee turnover
- Vol. 1 No. 34 (2022)
- Research article
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