Fiedler's Contingency Theory & a Leader's Situational Control


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Fred the football coach is known as one of the league's best. He explains complex plays in a way that everyone on the team understands. The team members like Coach Fred because he takes a personal interest in each of them and they have confidence that his game strategies will work. Fred has created what type of work situation?

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1. The Least Preferred Co-worker ranking system is about:

2. Tom is a new graduate just appointed to be supervisor. He walks around with a stopwatch timing how quickly tasks are getting done and suggesting improvements. He does not care to get to know his employees. What kind of situation has Tom created?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your comprehension of Fiedler's Contingency Theory with these assessments. They will challenge students to answer questions about leadership styles and their effectiveness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to do well on the quiz should familiarize themselves with the following information:

  • The least Preferred Co-worker ranking system
  • The dimensions of situational favorableness
  • Factors that determine a leader's style

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet will help students practice the skills listed below:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most relevant information from the related lesson on Fiedler's Contingency Theory and situational control
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three dimensions of situational favorableness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factors that determine a leader's style

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more about this topic should take a look at the accompanying lesson, Fiedler's Contingency Theory & a Leader's Situational Control. It will help you accomplish these goals and objectives:

  • Define Fiedler's theory
  • Describe leadership styles
  • Identify the three dimensions of situational favorableness