Category Archives for Leadership

Path-Goal Theory of Leadership

The Path-Goal Theory of Leadership is a model which proposes that a leader should change their leadership style depending on their situation. At it’s most basic, the leader will adopt a style (path) based on their situation with the aim of achieving an objective (goal). Robert House originally developed Path-Goal theory in 1971. The Path-Goal […]

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Situational Leadership Model

The Situational Leadership Model, also known as Situational Leadership Theory, is a leadership model developed by Dr. Paul Hersey and Kenneth Blanchard. The Situational Leadership Model is predicated on the belief that there is no one best style of leadership. The best style of leadership will depend on the task to be performed and the […]

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Fiedler’s Contingency Theory of Leadership

Fiedler’s Contingency Theory of Leadership states that your effectiveness as a leader is determined by how well your leadership style matches the situation. Fiedler’s Contingency Theory Fiedler’s Contingency Theory, just like all contingency theories, states that there is no one best way to lead your team. The best way to lead your team will instead […]

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Tannenbaum-Schmidt Leadership Continuum

The Tannenbaum-Schmidt Leadership Continuum is a model showing the relationship between the level of authority you use as a leader and the freedom this allows your team. At one end of the continuum are managers who simply tell their employees what to do. At the other end of the continuum are managers who are completely hands […]

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