Identify and discuss the three primary styles of leadership used in family decision making. Which style is most prominent in your family and how effective is it in producing positive outcomes? The three primary leadership styles of leadership used by families in decision making are transactional, transformational, and laissez-faire (James, 2012). Moore, T.J. & Asay, S. M. (2012). Categorization of Needs. In Family resource management . Sage Publications My familys leadership style is transformational leadership. My husband and I both share in the decisions we make regarding our household.