Your leadership style can shape how your business functions, as well as how your employees will react to you. Your managers will take cue from you based on how you handle employees. How much thought have you given into what kind of leader you want to be? There are a number of theories about different leadership styles, many involving a continuum – two opposite styles with a number of intermediate stops between them. Below is a description about task vs. relationship oriented leadership and about advantages vs. disadvantages.