What is a management style?

A management style describes the methods a person uses to manage an individual, meeting, project, group of people or organization. A person’s management style might inform how they organize work, make decisions, plan and use authority. You might use a variety of management styles in your professional life depending on the situation at hand.

In this article, we will discuss several common management styles, when and how each style is most effective and examples that may help you identify and improve your own style.

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Why people use different management styles

Effective managers use different management styles to support their needs and goals at any given time. When deciding which management style to use, they might consider some of the following factors:

  • The volume of work to complete and how quickly it must be done
  • Their industry and company
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Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers include:

Both acetaminophen and NSAIDs reduce fever and relieve pain caused by muscle aches and stiffness, but only NSAIDs can also reduce inflammation (swelling and irritation). Acetaminophen and NSAIDs also work differently. NSAIDs relieve pain by reducing the production of prostaglandins, which are hormone-like substances that cause pain. Acetaminophen works on the parts of the brain that receive the “pain messages.” NSAIDs are also available in a prescription strength that can be prescribed by your physician.¬†

Using NSAIDs increase the risk of heart attack or stroke and have also been known to cause stomach ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause kidney problems.

Topical pain relievers are also available without a doctor’s prescription. These products include creams, lotions, or sprays that are applied to the skin in order to relieve pain from sore muscles and arthritis. Some examples of topical pain relievers include

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