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Chapter 4 Style Approach The style approach emphasizes the behavior of the leader. Researchers have studied two general kinds of behaviors: Task Behaviors and Relationship Behaviors. This study was done at Ohio State University in 1940. Blake and Managerial (leadership) Grid A.K.A Managerial Grid was appeared in the early 1960. Concern for People High Country Club management Team management Medium Middle of the road management Low Impoverished management Authority- compliance Low Medium High Concern for Production (Task) Authority-Compliance (9,1) is a style of leadership place heavy emphasis on task and job requirements, and less emphasis and less emphasis on the people for getting the job done. Country-Club Management (1,9) Impoverished management (1,1) Minimum effort to get the work done. A basically lazy approach that avoids as much work as possible. Middle of the road management (5,5) A weak balance of focus on both people and the work. Doing enough to get things done, but not
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Unformatted text preview: pushing the boundaries of what may be possible. Team management (9,9) Firing on all cylinders: people are committed to task and leader is committed to people (as well as task). Paternalism/Maternalism Leaders uses both (1,9) and (9,1) styles but does not integrate the two Opportunistic Leader uses any combination of the basic five styles for purpose of personal advancement This is a well-known grid that uses the Task vs. Person preference that appears in many other studies, such as the Michigan Leadership Studies and the Ohio State Leadership Studies . Many other task-people models and variants have appeared since then. They are both clearly important dimensions, but as other models point out, they are not all there is to leadership and management. The Managerial Grid was the original name. It later changed to the Leadership Grid....
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