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Situational leadership is an effective model for managing and developing people. Improve the performance of your staff by learning to adapt your leadership style to different situations and different individuals.

Situational Leadership Defined

Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey developed this theory at Ohio University in 1968. Essentially, situational leadership is a process for managers to maximize people's performance by adjusting their leadership style depending on the situation. The model is based upon a relationship between the subordinate's development level on a specific goal or task and the leadership style that the manager provides.

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    Daniel Saroff | 07-25-2016

    Wish these were in a pdf for easier sharing

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      Info-Tech Research Group | 07-26-2016

      Thank you for the suggestion, it has been sent to the web team. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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