HROB 2010- Lecture 05.docx - Lecture 05 Situational Approach Background Theories of Leadership Preceding theories and approaches have been constrained

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Lecture 05- Situational ApproachBackground Theories of LeadershipPreceding theories and approaches have been constrained by limited consideration of contextual factorsEstablished in early works of Hersey & BlanchardPremise: different situations require adaptive and unique leadership stylesLeaders match their style to the competence and commitment of the followers Understanding how our approach is going to change with a person and all the events with that personoContext factors of both person and situationLeadership StyleThe behaviour patterns of an individual who attempts to influence othersDirective (task) behaviours: what to do, how to do it, and who does itoOne-way communication: dictating, giving an order and not allowing inputSupportive (relationship) behaviours: demonstrate social and emotional supporto2-way communication:Related to behavioural approachWould pull from this slide ^ on the final exam oWhat communication is it?
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