Research theories to explain leadership styles: 1 Assertive (800-1000 words) 6-8 reference articles 2. Diplomatic (800-1000 words) 6-8 reference articles 3. Transformational leadership (800-1000 words) 6-8 reference articles Explain what that style is and what are its pros and cons for various situations, its impact on subordinate and team response, and other related behaviors. It is critical that you relate and support your findings with research that originates from a mix of business, psychology, and sport management research. Do not rely on instinct; use research to support your explanation and understanding of your managerial style.