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Axia College Material Appendix D Contingency Theory of Leadership Description of work environment Busy sales environment where employees work with excitement and effectively cooperate with each other. This environment also fosters employees who diligently work independently. Encouraging others to set high standards and cultivating healthy competition. 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 would provide as much guidance and training as needed. A performance standard would be clearly defined. Incentives for performance would be outlined. Specific rules and procedures would be put in place. Supervisors are friendly and approachable. These managers would show empathy, and concern for the
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Unformatted text preview: well being of their team members. All workers would be treated equally. Participative approach Achievement-oriented approach Team leaders would encourage suggestions from employees and consult them about recommendations. Applicable suggestions would be put into action. Proactive work behaviors would be fostered in this environment. Setting store and individual goals would be necessary. Emphasizing the importance of performing at the highest level would be frequently discussed. Lifting confidence in employees would be essential. Leadership recommendation Each approach has something to offer the sales environment. The one that is the most appropriate for this atmosphere and that I would recommend is the achievement-oriented approach; because it cultivates the essential characteristics employees must develop to become successful. BUS 210...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course BUSINESS 200 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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