ONE SIZE DOESNT FIT ALL: SITUATIONAL APPROACHES TO LEADERSHIP
1. After doing some reflecting on your own experiences, and reviewing the background materials, write a 2 full-page paper (excluding title and references pages) addressing the following issues:
Take a look at the four developmental levels D1-D4 discussed in Avery (2011, p.85).
Which of these levels best describes the developmental level of your supervisors full team?
How would you describe the tasks required of your supervisors full team? Are they structured or unstructured?
Overall, how well does your supervisors leadership style match with the developmental level of their team and the characteristics of the teams tasks? Consider the Situational Leadership model for developmental level and the Path-Goal model for task characteristics in your answer.
Conclude with recommendations for how your supervisor could change their leadership style?