Directive Leadership Style: Definition & Concept


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Directive leadership is part of which of the following theories?

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1. Which of the following theorists were major contributors to path-goal theory?

2. Which of the following are two components of directive leadership

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this short quiz will test your knowledge of the overall leadership theory that includes directive leadership style, as well as what directive leadership entails.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Try out these questions to see what you know about the following:

  • Leadership theories and who developed them
  • How a leader employs directive leadership
  • Other leadership styles
  • When directive leadership is and is not appropriate

Skills Practiced

You'll work on the following skills while taking the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of directive leadership style
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how a leader may lead in a directive way and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about leadership theories and theorists

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson on the Characteristics of Directive Leadership Style to learn more, including these objectives:

  • Define directive leadership style
  • Recognize the broader leadership theory that encompasses directive leadership
  • Explore the development of leadership theory
  • Examine an example of directive leadership style in action