An important element in leading is the leaders ability to adapt. In terms of behavior, adaptability is based on two components: understanding the situation and understanding the people involved in the situation.
Hersey and Blanchard created the concept of situational leadership that takes two elements – the task itself and the maturity level of the individual(s) involved – to prescribe one of four styles of leadership and when to use them effectively:
Building on the elements of organizational climate, experts describe six distinct leadership styles:
Learn which style (or styles) you use most often.
Your use of different styles speaks to your ability to effectively impact individual and team performance.
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