In Situational Leadership, the Leader Determines the Situation


 
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In Situational Leadership, the Leader Determines the Situation
Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
Trouble with Situational Leadership is: the model relies on the manager or leader to be the sole determinant of the employee's "ready, willing and able" status (whether or not we are aware of it). A bossy (Editor: ~ordening) boss. Especially in high pressure, urgent deadline times, this can easily lead to the manager undermining the employee (the subsidiarity trap), 'telling', over "managing". Quite militaristic and arrogant and old-style in many ways. So the SL model should mainly be used as a guideline for discussion between bossy leaders and their subordinate.
SL is also heavily weighted to TASK, far less so to RELATIONSHIP. This implies that those with a dominant / aggressive style will "take to" the model more readily than those with an assertive but nurturing style ......Sign up 6-4-2019
 

 
Directive or Cooperative Leadership Style
Renker Weiss, Management Consultant, Austria, Member
Dear Graham, I conduct leadership seminars and workshops since many years. Some of them happen on an offshore-yacht. During the crew/manager briefing,...Sign up 10-4-2019
 

   
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