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MG365: Week 8 Homework Randall Hall 1. Situational Leadership provides a simple and logical framework with four basic decision-making styles - authoritative, consultative, facilitative, and delegative. Briefly describe these styles and describe when they are appropriate to use. Situational Leadership provides four basic decision-making styles: authoritative , consultative , facilitative , and delegative . Each decision-making style has a high probability of getting results so long as it corresponds with the readiness of the followers and the situation. Authoritative decision-making applies in situations where the manager has the necessary experience and information to reach a conclusion and followers do not possess the ability, willingness, or confidence to help. Authoritative decisions are also required in cases where you are the only source of information or expertise. (text, p. 294, 296) Consultative decision-making is a valuable strategy when the manager recognizes that the followers also possess some experience or knowledge of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course MG 365 taught by Professor Johnbennett during the Winter '09 term at Park.

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