What are the types of Executives?

The executives are classified into different types based on their leadership style. They are

  • System based on the principles of collective leadership
    • Parliamentary system
      • The head of the government is called the prime minister.
      • If the head of the state is a monarch – it is a Constitutional Monarchy
      • If the head of state is president – it is a Parliamentary Republic
      • Both monarch and president are ceremonial executives.
      • The Prime Minister is accountable to the legislature. 
    • Semi-presidential system
  • System based on the principles of Individual leadership
    • Presidential system
      • The president is both head of state and head of government. 
      • The president is not accountable to the legislature. 

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