The embodiment of strength.
Teams with the Authority culture type act effectively and decisively thanks to their respect for hierarchy and leadership. This respect is born out of the competition for advancement that gives only the strongest team members leadership positions. When Authority teams are aligned behind a strong leader, they can make great strides through the understanding that action is taken without hesitation and the chain of command is not up for debate.
Managers of teams with the Authority culture type are either commanders who make bold decisions on behalf of their organization or monitors who communicate strategies dictated from higher up and see to it that these directives are carried out. In either case, they are important links in a chain of command designed to ensure that strategies are carried out at all levels and stations of the organization.