unknown consequences whenever I failed to perform my duties. They placed value on absolute
obedience to authority and criticized me every time I used my approach in performing tasks. I
followed parents’ instruction blindly without knowing the reasoning behind some commands.
Unfortunately, my parents were not responsive to my development. They controlled my
behaviors acting like bosses and giving no room to negotiate contentious issues.
Nevertheless, authoritarian parenting style has had a positive impact on my adult life. It
taught me how to behave like an adult while still young and thoroughly prepared me for negative
responses such as anger and aggression. I am able to endure stress during everyday encounters
and have a high sense of responsibility to workplace tasks. However, parenting commands have
made me develop a behavior of waiting for instructions on every task even the easy ones. I feel
obligated to follow the existing approaches. The behavior has lowered my reasoning capacity
ultimately affecting my career life. Moreover, I often conform to the authority without
understanding the process. The behavior has lowered my skill development capacity in the
Additionally, authoritarian parenting negatively affects my relationship with the junior
staff at the workplace. I easily become angry with juniors whenever I find that they are not
following the instructions. I expect them to adhere strictly to set rules without questioning the
authority. I do not give them a chance to give their opinion on how to handle particular
assignments. The authority has led to serious disagreement thereby negatively affecting
organizational performance because of pressuring junior staffs to deliver projects within required
time frame without fail and perfecting everything.
In conclusion, parenting styles impact both positively and negatively the children’s future
adult life. A positive approach to authoritarian style can lead to a high sense of responsibility in