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Axia College Material Appendix D Contingency Theory of Leadership Description of work environment A sweet potato plant where they manufacture sweet potato fries. Overall a very good work environment, most of the people get along well. In the table below, categorize different leadership approaches that could be used in the work environment you have described. Provide different suggestions for each of the four approaches to leadership. Directive approach Supportive approach The manager tells the employees what to do by giving them guidance, training, clear work schedule and maintains performance standards. Being friend and approachable, showing concern and a need for the employees, treating other workers as equals, acting in a non-threatening way. Participative approach Achievement-oriented approach Involving employees in a work scheduling, encourages suggestion and consulting with employees, putting employees suggestions into action, encourages proactive work behaviors. Setting challenging goals, emphasizing
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course BUSINESS 210 taught by Professor Gail during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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