n. an autocratic leader exercises unrestricted authority, reserving all decision making, problem solving, and goal setting for himself or herself rather than collaborating with other group members. Autocratic leaders may seek information from members, but they do not seek their opinions on options or possible solutions. Members' input is often derogated (defined by U.S. psychologist Victor Vroom (1932- )

AUTOCRAT: "An autocrat makes decisions without asking for input from the group/"
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