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Unformatted text preview: shows a high degree of confidence that the subordinates will assume responsibility. This is an achievement oriented leader who constantly strives for excellence in performance and simultaneously displays confidence that subordinates will meet high standards of excellence according to Pierce and Newstrom (p.204). The expectancy theory of motivation can be contingent that strategic functions of the leader are: recognizing the needs of the subordinates in order to see which outcomes can be controlled, increasing payoffs for work completed, clarifying expectations of the subordinates, and increasing opportunities to boost personal satisfaction for effective performance. Path-goal theory 3 Reference Pierce, J. Newstrom, J. (2008) Leaders and the Leadership Process 5 th Ed. McGraw Hill....
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