free-rein leadership


Leadership style where subordinates are not directly supervised and instead must function on own and prove their worth through accomplishments. No specific supervisory criteria must be met.

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  • I chose to use a free-rein leadership approach because all of my team members are competent and very good at managing their time.

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  • This was a very new concept for Gary. He was used to being micro managed, but he felt completely different with this free-rein leadership style.

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  • Previously micromanaged employees enjoyed the company's new policy of free-rein leadership but realized they would have to discipline themselves to meet expectations and make quotas.

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