The Café expanded very well under the leadership of Aronson as he took the coffee shop business from one store to several international stores, out of which the best ones being placed in international airports having a global presence and brand awareness. Aronson looked after the business like a parent indicating a paternalistic leadership style. This is because he looked after his business and employees like he was responsible for their progress and success. He assumed responsibility for all of them with care and under such an influence the business expanded to a significant extent without any hurdles as such. To his credit, the café also received several rewards which were seldom offered to coffee shops and carried immense value. These events were seem to be a singularly based on the initiative of Aronson who acted completely responsible for all his business obligations. This kind of leadership style did not mean complete authoritarian style, but a more responsible and caring style which comes when the leader owns all responsibility of business on his shoulders. This style seemed to be most effective and progressive, for during these years only the international expansion, sales increase, and sustainable progress along with immense brand value were added.
The least effective style is difficult to identify because the low sales and decline in business value cannot be alone attributed to lack of a relevant leadership style, but external factors which often come suddenly and are uncontrollable. For to choose one style which seems vaguely to be least effective is the authoritarian style, where Aronson sees himself as the founder of the firm and takes credit for all the success it has had until his retirement from the post of chairman. It is often seen that most decisions that Aronson has taken are not consulted with other employees on a regular basis, which sometimes creates an environment that is conducive to stagnation. This is because employees tend to remain demotivated and unproductive, because they do not feel their inclusion and are often left out of the important decisions and meetings, except for the fact where they are included only when their active role is concerned. These incidents and style of management gives a bad reputation for the business and the team work that takes so much time to develop gains a tendency to evaporate on meager issues.