When a situation provides a clearly structured task strong group norms and an

When a situation provides a clearly structured task

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When a situation provides a clearly structured task, strong group norms, and an established authority system, followers will find the paths to desired goals apparent and will not need a leader to clarify goals or coach them in how to reach these goals. Weak unclear group, or tasks = calls for leadership involvement Obstacles = anything in the work setting that gets in the way of followers LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORS 1. Directive 2. Supportive 3. Participative 4. Achievement oriented
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5. Work facilitation 6. Group oriented decision process 7. Work group representation and networking 8.Value based leadership behavior HOW DOES PATH-GOAL THEORY WORK?
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LMX – how quality of leader-member exchanges are related to positive outcome for leaders, followers, groups and the organization in general Related to higher performance, less turnover, higher commitment, higher satisfactionOne study found that perceived high-quality leader-member exchange was positively related to feelings of energy in employees, which, in turn, was related to greater involvement in creative work. LMX not directly associated w creativity, but it
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